Alton hoard of Iron Age coins & Roman jewellery by Various artists

256 Celtic coins, all approx.


Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £103,074)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Department of National Heritage

2cm in diameter; 1 Roman gold ring, internal diameter 1.9cm; Roman gold bracelet, 17.7cm in length.

Provenance

Discovered on farmland near Alton, Hampshire in 1996; declared Treasure Trove at a coroner's inquest on 10 May 1996.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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