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The third and fourth centuries in Roman Britain were, by-and-large, times of danger.  Wealthy individuals, anxious to safeguard their wealth from raiding Picts, Scots and Saxons had no access to banks so instead buried their savings in pots until the danger had receded.

Similarly soldiers who were posted away from their settled barracks to counter an internal threat, might also bury their savings for safety until they could return.

Coin hoards represent the savings of those who, for one reason or another, never returned to claim the treasure they had hidden so carefully.

However, some archaeologists think that a few hoards were buried as offerings to the gods.

At present, we are offering for sale coins from the following documented hoards:

Third Century Hoards
(silver, base silver or billon antoniniani or radiates)

Normanby  Beachy Head  Chalfont St Peter  Dorchester

Fourth Century Hoards
(mainly bronze coins of Constantine the Great and his sons)

Killingholme  Bourton on the Water  Grassmoor  Nether Compton

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