The Ashby St Mary Hoard
- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £4,000 (Total: £12,500)
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
They are colloquially known as Norfolk Wolf staters due to their distinctive reverse that features a wolf with its jaws open. The motif is supposedly linked to Indo-European cosmic myths dating back to the Bronze Age.
The hoard was found by metal-detectorists Paul Nunn and Matt Patiki between 4-10th November 2012, as a hoard of 13 staters in Ashby St Mary (HER 56960). Further detecting in March 2013 yielded another 31 coins. The finds have been fully recorded with the