Detectorists unearth 69,347 Iron Age coins in Jersey, Channel Isles

February 6, 2020 - General

Treasure hunters have set a record for the largest coin hoard discovered in the British Isles after unearthing 69,347 Roman and Celtic coins that were buried three feet beneath a hedge in Jersey, Channel Isles.

Britain’s largest coin hoard of gold and silver pieces was found under a hedge on Jersey
in the Channel Islands [Credit: David Ferguson]Metal detectorists Reg Mead and Richard Miles spent 30 years searching the field for the…

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