New Display at Norwich CastlePosted March 10th, 2013
The largest hoard of Iron Age coins found in Britain since 1849 is now on display at Norwich Castle. All 840 gold alloy coins were found by metal detecting near Wickham Market in Suffolk in 2008. The coins, a denomination now called staters, were issued by the Iceni tribe who occupied parts of modern day Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge and were buried in a pottery jar.
Colchester and Ipswich Museums purchased the hoard and it is now on tour in the Eastern Region. It can be seen at the entrance to the Anglo-Saxon and Viking Gallery.