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Roman treasure from Shropshire – hacksilver

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In West England, Shropshire, in 2018, three treasure hunters found an amazing treasure in the field – numerous cut silver coins, dishes or tableware, used as a means of payment.

Such damaged items made of precious metal are referred to as “hacksilver” and were used as a means of payment after the Romans left Britain. The objects are dated to the 4th-5th century CE.

In addition to the above-mentioned finds, among the discovered objects were, among others rings and brooches.
A Roman treasure from Shropshire - hacksilver


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