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The Sandridge Hoard

Article | Roman gold coin hoard found in St Albans is ‘nationally significant’ Published by BBC News, Tuesday 16th October 2012 A “nationally significant” hoard of Roman gold coins has been found by a metal detectorist in Hertfordshire. The stash – found on private land north of St Albans – is believed to be one…

Webpage | Coin Hoards & Pottery Bring New Inights to an Ancient Illyrian Stronghold

Posted by Past Horizons on Sunday, September 30, 2012 A stronghold of an Illyrian Queen Ancient Rhizon was also a political centre for the Illyrians and it was here that Teuta, Queen of the Ardiaei tribe, established her capital. After negotiations broke down between Teuta and the Romans (who requested her to put an end to piracy…

Go on a treasure hunt in Russia

Published by Russia Beyond the Headline, Written by Daria Gonzales, Friday 28th September, 2012. Reports of treasure-trove discoveries appear in the Russian media about twice a year. With its vast territory and tumultuous history of war, pillage and sudden power shifts, Russia is hardly a surprising destination for flocks of treasure hunters. Given the fact that…