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Shropshire gold bead declared treasure

Started by gash, March 01, 2017, 07:15:19 pm

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A gold bead declared treasure by Shropshire's coroner has been described as "one of the most important Bronze Age finds discovered in the county".

The bead, which was discovered by a metal detectorist in the Wem area on September 18 last year, is said to be from the early Bronze Age - making it around 4,000 years old.

Peter Reavill, finds liaison officer for Shropshire, said it is hoped that the item will be able to be bought by Shropshire Museums to be put on display at Much Wenlock Museum.

Continue reading - http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2017/02/28/one-of-the-most-important-bronze-age-finds-shropshire-gold-bead-declared-treasure/
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