The curator of the Staffordshire Hoard says the latest find is extremely exciting.
The 90 pieces were discovered after a field in Hammerwich was ploughed, the same field where the original hoard was unearthed in 2009.
Could there be more treasure there waiting to be unearthed?
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Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.