Tag Archives: Roman Coins

Hidden treasure – five fascinating discoveries…

I guess for any coin collector – certainly metal detectorists, the excitement of uncovering hidden treasures are what dreams are made of. That was certainly the case for these five discoveries – from losing a hammer and finding a hoard … Continue reading

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The coins behind 6 of the greatest Roman Emperors

One of the first actions of any new Roman Emperor was to strike coins bearing their image. Distributed to the far corners of the empire, coins acted as propaganda and legitimised the rule of new emperor, whether they gained power … Continue reading

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How far would you go to guard your coin collection?

Devon man Laurence Egerton decided to camp outside for THREE DAYS to protect his coins from potential thieves – however, he had just discovered the third largest hoard of Roman coins ever uncovered in the UK. Almost 22,000 Roman coins … Continue reading

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