Roman and Medieval Coins Found in Wrexham and Flintshire

21 Dec 2017  Thu

Various Roman and medieval gold and silver artifacts were discovered in Wrexham and Flintshire by different people between 2014 and 2016. The coroner for north east Wales has declared these items as a treasure. Officials of National Museum Wales mentioned that the discovery helped in studying about the cultural identities and influences of people who lived in Wales during ancient times.

The hoard consisted of 82 Roman coins buried in a red pot on a farmland near Wrexham in July 2016. Other items like medieval silver arm-ring chain from Henryd, a 13th or 14th Century silver gilt ring from Henryd, an early medieval silver strap-end from Rossett, a late medieval gold finger-ring engraved with flowers, leaves and rays from Cilcain; a medieval silver brooch from Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor.

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