A hoard of 1,000-year-old artefacts including more than 200 coins, ingots & pieces of silver jewellery, found buried in north Lancashire. The British Museum are examining the hoard after it was discovered in a lead pot by a metal detector enthusiast. The hoard buried at a time when the Anglo-Saxons were attempting to take control of the north of England from the Vikings. Contains Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Viking, German & Islamic coins. 201 silver objects, 27 coins, buried 900AD.
A century watch set in a beautiful Colombian hexagonal emerald crystal. It has a gold dial overlaid with dark green enamel. One of the most stunning pieces from the collection, it is the only piece of its kind to exist from this era. Cheapside Hoard.
The Dumfries hoard is the most important Viking discovery in Scotland for over 100 years. The items from within the vessel, which may have been accumulated over a number of generations, reveal objects from across Europe and from other cultures with non-Viking origins.
Gold Bracelets: These gold bracelets are around 3,500 years old and date from the Bronze Age. They were part of a hoard found at Capel Isaf near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. Bracelets such as these were made between 1700 and 1100 BC