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Roman and Late Iron Age coins discovered in British cave

A treasure trove of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a British cave where they have lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.

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Hoard of Roman and Iron Age coins found in British cave

A treasure trove of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a British cave where they have lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.

Hoard of Roman and Iron Age coins found in British cave Credit: PA

The hoard was initially unearthed by a member of the public, who stumbled across four coins in the cavern in Dovedale in the Peak District, sparking a full-scale excavation of the site.

Experts say the find is highly unusual as it is the first time coins from these two separate civilisations have been buried together.

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