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Wednesday, 26 October 2011

How rain revealed Shropshire’s Roman coin haul

A sudden downpour led a rookie treasure hunter to one of the biggest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Shropshire, he revealed today.
Nic Davies from Ford, near Shrewsbury, has become the envy of time-served metal detecting enthusiasts after digging up the haul of bronze coins in 2009.
The hoard, which has been described as an ‘exceptional find’ was yesterday declared as treasure by coroner John Ellery at a hearing in Wem.

Read more: http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2011/10/26/how-rain-revealed-shropshires-roman-coin-haul/#ixzz1bvmtWQD4

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