Largest Norman coin hoard found in Somerset

September 3, 2019 - General

The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) has announced the discovery of the largest hoard from the immediate post-Conquest period ever unearthed.

The hoard comprises thousands of coins dating back to the Battle of Hastings in 1066
[Credit: British Museum]The hoard, which primarily includes coins depicting Harold II (1066), the last crowned Anglo-Saxon king of England and his successor, William the Conqueror (1066-87),…

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