4,957 coins in a pot including coins of the Central Empire between AD 251 - 280s, the Gallic Emperors between AD260-274 and a group of 363 irregular coins.
Chalgrove II Hoard by Unknown Artist, 251279
© Ashmolean Museum
- Silver & copper alloy
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £40,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The most striking discovery was the coin of Domitianus II, an ephemeral emperor who ruled for a couple of weeks in Gaul when it, together with Britain and Iberian peninsula formed part of the breakaway Gallic Empire.
Discovered by a metal detector user in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire.