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Thursday, 15 January 2009

Rare coins found at Bradford Peverell by treasure hunter

A Treasure hunter has unearthed three silver coins thought to be from the 8th century.

Alan Maidment, 50, of Broad Close, Winterborne Kingston, made the finds on farmland at Bradford Peverell, near Dorchester.

The three coins, thought to be from 700-740AD, were declared as treasure by West Dorset Coroner Michael Johnston at a treasure inquest in Dorchester yesterday.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 15th January 2009

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