'Significant' Roman silver hoard found in Fife by teenager



A hoard of Roman silver discovered by a teenage metal detectorist in his "first proper find" is to go on display in Scotland.
David Hall, from Livingston who is now 16, found the hacksilver in Fife when he was aged 14, in 2014.
The silver was believed to have been used by Roman soldiers to bribe Picts while passing through Scotland.
David said he did not initially realise the importance of the find and is excited to see how it now looks.
The Dairsie hoard dates to the late 3rd century AD and is the earliest hacksilver from anywhere beyond the frontiers of the Roman Empire.
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1 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 77
Source: BBC
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