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Somerset County Museum tries to keep Frome's Roman coins

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Time is running out to raise enough money to keep a famous hoard of Roman coins in Somerset.

The Frome Hoard is the biggest single collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain.

They were unearthed by a metal detector and have been valued at £300,000.

Somerset County Museum has launched a public appeal to help buy them, as BBC Points West's Clinton Rogers reports.

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