British man finds buried Roman treasure

By Andy Rice 8 July 2010

A British man has found a stash of about 52,000 Roman coins burried in a field in Somerset. The bronze coins are thought to date from the third century AD, and altogether weigh about 160kg. Read more: The Independent


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