Thursday, March 15, 2012

High Weald hoard of Roman coins on display in Sussex

Nearly 3,000 silver Roman coins found four years ago by a metal detector enthusiast in Sussex are to go on display in the county.

The High Weald hoard, discovered by Tim Symonds about 30 miles north of Brighton, has been bought by Brighton's Royal Pavilion and Museums.

The coins, worth about £40,000, were bought with help from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

They will go on display at Brighton Museum this summer and tour next year.

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