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The Largest Hoard of Roman Silver & Gold Found In Britain
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The Hoxne Hoard was found on 16th November, 1992 in the village of Hoxne by a hobby metal detectorist Eric Lawes. He was only looking for a lost hammer.

The hoard contains 865 Roman gold, silver and bronze coins from the late fourth and fifth century, currently estimated to around $4.3 million.

The Largest Hoard of Roman Silver & Gold Found In Britain

The jewelry in the hoard are all made of gold. There is one body chain , six necklaces, three rings, and nineteen bracelets.

The body chain is the most precious jewel among the items, it is made of four finely looped gold chains. This kind of body chains can be seen in Roman art, sometimes on the goddess Venus or Nymphs.
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