More than 1000 silver coins, buried during the English Civil War, have been found near Ewerby in Lincolnshire.
The remarkable discovery was made by Steven Ingram, who was searching a ploughed field near the village. The coins were scattered throughout the soil, but fragments of the pot they were originally contained in were found nearby.
The land is owned by local farmer Chris Sardeson:
Dr Adam Daubney, finds officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme at Lincolnshire County Council, said:
The hoard is being processed under the Treasure Act, and a report on the coins is currently being prepared for the Coroner.