Skip to comments.Why Frome is still cashing in on the Romans
Posted on 12/13/2010 1:54:43 AM PST by Islander7
Dave Crisp found treasure on a soggy ridge outside the Somerset town of Frome last April, and helped rewrite history. On a bitter winter afternoon, as he walks the frosty field again, he recalls one of the most heart-stoppingly exciting moments of his life. The 63-year-old ex-army man had discovered a scattering of Roman silver coins in the field. He came back a few days later with his detector, bought secondhand on eBay, to round up any remaining broken pieces. The signals were faint and confusing.
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
I think I would favor more the idea of the stash being a personal hoard of someone of great power.
Especially because the Vikings were still Centuries away in the future and the Irish were “behaving themselves.”
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