£1.3 million Anglo-Saxon hoard revealed at British Museum [VIDEO]
- Published: Feb 10, 2015, 11 AM
The British Museum posted a video to YouTube highlighting its new exhibition of the 5,251 Anglo-Saxon coins discovered during a December metal detecting rally in the English countryside.
The value of the hoard, which is mostly made up of silver pennies from the 10th and 11th centuries, is estimated at £1.3 million ($1,973,639 U.S.).
Paul Coleman, 59, was the man who actually made the discovery. He is interviewed in the British Museum's segment.
The museum's exhibition opened on Tuesday.
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