Roman coin treasure hoard found in Wakefield garden

Roman coin treasure hoard found in Wakefield garden
 

A treasure trove of Roman coins was unearthed in the garden of a Wakefield house.
Finder Venus Ellis was at her mother's home when she made the discovery in February last year, Wakefield Coroner's Court was told during a treasure inquest today.
She began searching the garden using her son's metal detector, after losing a bolt from a grass strimmer.
The detector bleeped, but as she scoured the ground she could not find the part.
Intrigued, she began digging and after about six to eight inches, uncovered several small, silver-bronze coins.
She continued to dig and unearthed 17 coins in... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 17
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