hoard coins metal detecting medieval bronze age

Metal detectorist finds medieval and Bronze Age relics in West Norfolk

A hoard of 12 silver coins has been found by Stephen Sproule whilst he was metal detecting on land at Fincham, near Downham Market, in October 2011. It has been declared treasure, which means their finder can keep them, at a coroner’s inquest today. Coroner Jacqueline Lake said the small silver coins were known as Sceattas and…