Bronze coins found in Somerset reveal Roman age of austerity

Published by This is Somerset, Wednesday 7th December 2011. “Archaeologists are celebrating the donation of a hoard of Roman coins – described as “ a hugely significant find” – to the newMuseumofSomerset. The 2,118 bronze coins, found by archaeologists excavating a site at Maundown, near Wiveliscombe, before Wessex Water built a new water treatment plant,…