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Anglo-Saxon treasure found


The UK's largest haul of Anglo-Saxon gold has been discovered buried beneath a field in Staffordshire.

Experts said the collection of 1,500 pieces, which may date back to the 7th Century, is unparalleled in size.

Duncan Slarke from the Portable Antiquities Scheme said it was "a hugely important find''.


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