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Sunday, 1 January 2012
Viking hoard provides new clues to 'previously unknown ruler'
One of the most important hoards of Viking silver ever found in Britain contains valuable coins bearing the identity of a previously unknown ruler. The “hugely significant” hoard of 1,000-year-old artefacts includes more than 200 coins, ingots and pieces of silver jewellery that was found buried underground in north Lancashire in September 2011. Experts at the British Museum are currently examining the hoard after it was discovered in a lead pot by a metal detector enthusiast. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/8955955/Viking-hoard-provides-new-clues-to-previously-unknown-ruler.html
Posted by googy at 01:28