More treasure discovered in Britain: 52,503 Roman coins this time

Friday, July 09, 2010

Less than a year after a large discovery of Anglo-Saxon treasure in Britain, another discovery has been making headlines: 52,503 Roman coins from the 3rd century in Britain, meaning the emperor at the time (or the person that wanted to be emperor, and minted coins with his image for this purpose) was Carausius:

Doing a search for Carausius turns up the same story in a number of languages: Portuguese, Dutch, German, French, Finnish.

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