Sunday, October 27, 2013
'Roman child's coffin' found in Leicestershire
A child's coffin believed to date back to the 3rd Century AD has been found beneath a Leicestershire field by metal detectorists.
The Digging Up The Past club found the lead coffin and Roman coins at a farm in the west of the county.
Club spokesman David Hutchings said: "I knew it was something a bit special as soon as I saw it."
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