Ancient treasure exhibited

A new exhibition which features an array of finds from 4,500 years ago to the 17th century will be on display at Snibston Discovery Museum in Coalville, Leicestershire.

Leicestershire treasure on display for the first time

Silver and gold ring excavated at Drayton Villa near Market Harborough between AD100-300 Credit: Leicestershire County Council

A new exhibition that features an array of finds from 4,500 years ago to the 17th century, will be on display in the midlands today.

One of the centre-pieces of the exhibition will be the Hallaton Treasure, a stunning collection of Iron Age and Roman finds, including one of the largest collection of ancient coins. They will be on show at Snibston Discovery Museum in Coalville, Leicestershire.

Hoard of silver Roman coins found at Twycross dating back to AD 100-150 Credit: Leicestershire County Council

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