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Digger driver unearths 3,300 Roman coins reversing bulldozer at Yeovil Rec

A bulldozer driver levelling a recreation ground for a hockey pitch unearthed a hoard of 3,339 Roman coins.The coins, mainly of silver, include depictions of an elephant and a hippopotamus, animals which must have seemed exotic monsters to the Romano Britons through whose hands they passed.

read more Digger driver unearths 3,300 Roman coins reversing bulldozer at Yeovil Rec | Western Gazette

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This entry was posted on January 28, 2016 by in Archaeology, Treasure.

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