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Detectorist finds Roman lead pig ingot in Wales

June 25, 2020 - General

One of the most significant Roman objects found in Wales in recent years has been discovered by a metal detectorist.

The lead pig in situ [Credit: Wrexham Council]Rob Jones discovered a metal object in a field near Rossett and careful digging revealed the corner of a lead object with ‘writing’ on it.

Mr Jones from Coedpoeth, Wrexham, alerted the local Finds Officer (NE Wales) for the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales (PAS Cymru)…

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