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Posted on Monday 19th December
The coins were unearthed in 2006 by archaeologists at the Maundown water treatment works site near Wiveliscombe.
The 2,118 coins have been donated to the Museum of Somerset in Taunton Castle after cleaning and recording at the British Museum. They will go on display next to the Frome Hoard, the second largest collection of Roman coins found in the UK.
Roman Conquests: Italy(Hardback)
by Ross Cowan
First in an exciting series, charting Rome's bloody road to empire
Recounts the desperate struggles for survival of the young Roman republic
Describes how and why Roman Armies eventually beat their Etruscan, Samnite, Celtic and other neighbours to dominate all of Italy
Discover how the Roman legion fared in its first battles against Hellenistic pike phalanxes and war elephants.
"For who is so… Read more...
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