Largest ever Celtic coin hoard found in Jersey

Two Jersey metal dectorists discovered the largest ever Celtic coin hoard in a field in Grouville in 2012.

Richard Miles and Reg Mead made headlines around the world when they discovered the treasure.

Archaeologists are painstakingly working to take the collection apart.

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Archaeologists turn to biscuit tin lid to help their excavation....

It's not quite what you'd call state of the art technology but archaeologists in Jersey have released footage showing how they've used a biscuit tin lid to remove a purse from the iron age coin horde.

The purse was found in April as part of the Grouville Hoard, a trove of Celtic coins found in Jersey.

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