Treasure Finds

A fabulous array of Treasure finds that can inform us about the status, rituals, religion, fashion and technological expertise of Leicestershire’s past communities from the Copper Age to the Post-Medieval period.

Anglo-Saxon sword pommel cap, Scalford, AD 500-700. Pin on Pinterest

Anglo-Saxon silver-gilt mount with fabulous beasts, Dalby, AD 700-800. Pin on Pinterest

Welby Late Bronze Age Hoard. Pin on Pinterest

Copper Age gold Beaker basket ornaments, Gilmorton, 2,500-2,000 BC. Pin on Pinterest

Silver Roman coins from the Twycross Hoard, AD 117-253. Pin on Pinterest

Silver Medieval buckle, Nevill Holt. A very fine, high status item. Pin on Pinterest

Many of Leicestershire's Treasure finds have been discovered by metal detectorists who have reported their finds via the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

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