Metal Detectorist Finds Rare Lost Roman Lead Ingot in Wales

June 24, 2020 - General
Roman lead ingot	Source: Ian Grant/ © Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

A metal detectorist in Wales, Great Britain, has made an important discovery. He unearthed a large lead ingot, inscribed and dated to the time of Roman rule. This find is providing experts more evidence regarding the history of mining in Britain which was essential for the economy and society of the Roman Empire.

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