Famous Finds

VALUE (£)
DATE FOUND
DESCRIPTION
LINKS
 £5-£10M 
 2012
 The Jersey (Grouville) Hoard
(a) Wiki-pedia article       (b) Video
3,285,000
2009
The Staffordshire Hoard
The Staffordshire Hoard
??? (Awaiting Valuation)
May 2009
16th century gold reliquary pendant – found by a 4 yr old!
BBC Article
2,000,000
May 2010
The Crossby Garrett Roman Helmet
BBC Article
1,082,000
2007
The Vale of York Hoard, also known as the Harrogate Hoard
Wikipedia Article
462,000
Sept. 2009
Scottish Torcs – four neck ornaments -found in a field near Stirling
BBC News item
315,900
March 2008
The Wickham Market Hoard – 840 Celtic Gold Staters
Wikipedia Article
Suffolk CC

Ipswich Museum

320,250
April 2010
The Frome Hoard – Over 50,000 Roman Coins
PAS Blog article
280,000
2007
The Cotswold Golden Angels
PAS Blog article
 ???
2010
 Kimbolton Hoard
 News article, Oct 2011
 ???
 2011
Tisbury Hoard – more than 100 bronze items, thought to be about 2,700 years old, found on a farmland site which is being kept secret.
 News article, Nov 2011

…..Also see Wikipedia’s list of British hoards.

Suffolk

A selection of interesting Suffolk discoveries…

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pe_prb/t/the_hoxne_hoard.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildenhall_Treasure

http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/Environment/Archaeology/FindsRecording/IronAgeCoinHoard.htm

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Newmarket/Metal-detectors-strike-gold-at-site-of-hoard-17022012.htm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/suffolk/4791274.stm

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