A press conference has been held in Stoke-on-Trent on the fresh discoveries found in the Staffordshire Hoard field.
Stoke-on-Trent council leader Philip Atkins said:
– Philip Atkins, Stoke-on-Trent Council Leader
Mr Atkins said: "The ploughing of the same field has unearthed a small number of other gold and silver finds.
"While it is far too early to say exactly what they are, or how old they are, they are certainly interesting finds."
Around 90 new pieces of gold and silver have been found in the field where the Staffordshire Hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure was found three years ago.
The discoveries were made at Hammerwich, near Lichfield, and include what is thought to be a part of a helmet and an eagle-shaped object, according to Staffordshire County Council.
Stoke-on-Trent council leader Philip Atkins confirmed that many of pieces weighed less than a gram.
South Staffordshire Coroner Andrew Haigh is expected to rule whether the haul of 90 items should be declared treasure at an inquest on January 4.