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Largest Anglo-Saxon gold coin hoard found in Norfolk

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Largest Anglo-Saxon gold coin hoard found in Norfolk

he largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold coins to be found in England has been declared treasure at an inquest.

Four gold objects were discovered with 131 coins in a field in west Norfolk, most by the same anonymous metal detectorist who notified the appropriate authorities.

Ten coins were found by a serving police officer who tried to sell them and was jailed for 16 months.


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