Articles | Celtic Coin Hoard

We have collated below three articles regarding the recent find of Celtic coins.


So, Reg, how did it feel to find £10m? One man and his mate spent 30 years searching  for a hoard of hidden silver. JANE FRYER hears how they finally struck lucky

Published by Daily Mail, written by Jane Fryer, Saturday 30th June, 2012

 Some people might shy away from spending their weekends and holidays trudging up and down the same soggy field in Jersey, drenched by horizontal rain, ears squashed flat by a pair of enormous padded headphones, and pausing only to unearth an empty Coke can or a rusty old thimble from the mud.

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Roman, Celtic coin hoard worth $15 million

Published by, Wednesday 27th June, 2012

JERSEY, England, June 27 (UPI) — Archaeologists in Britain say a hoard of Roman and Celtic coins worth $15 million has been unearthed on the island of Jersey.

Two metal detector enthusiasts found the hoard, dated to the 1st century B.C. and described by experts as “extremely exciting and very significant.”

The hoard weighed about three-quarters of a ton and could contain about 50,000 coins.

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Multimillion-pound hoard of 50BC GOLD PIECES found in Jersey

Published by The Register, Written by Brid-Aine Parnell, Thursday 28th June 2012

Reg Mead and Richard Miles went over the same area with their detectors over and over again for the last 30 years before finally finding thousands of Celtic coins that could be worth up to £10m, although ownership of the coins has yet to be decided, the Sun reported via the South West News agency.

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