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Somerset man finds huge Roman coin hoard

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A man using a metal detector in Somerset came across a few coins in a field. Dave Crisp then got in contact with the authorities and what they unearthed was the largest pot of roman coins ever found here. 52,500 in total.

Mr Crisp and Roger Bland, Head of Portable Antiquities & Treasure at the British Museum, discuss the findings.


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