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The Frome Hoard

Sam Moorhead

The Frome Hoard

by Sam Moorhead

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman Coins,
  • Coin hoards,
  • Roman Antiquities

  • About the Edition

    The story of the burial, discovery, excavation and significance of the Frome Hoard, one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

    StatementSam Moorhead, Anna Booth and Roger Bland
    ContributionsBooth, Anna, Bland, Roger, O.B.E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCJ893.F76 M66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25145304M
    ISBN 10071412334X
    ISBN 109780714123349
    LC Control Number2011500263
    OCLC/WorldCa663951503

    The Frome Hoard. Buried beneath the gentle green fields of southwest England, a treasure trove of coins from the Roman period awaited archaeologists for millennia until its discovery in The hoard, contained in a single pot, was so heavy that it would not have been possible to remove it from the ground without breaking the pot itself.   The Frome Hoard, a collection of 52, silver and copper alloy coins unearthed by hospital chef Dave Crisp in April last year near the Somerset town that gives the hoard its name, is to go on show.

    This book is a must have for anyone interested in metal detecting in the UK. Written by Dave Crisp, Finder of the Frome Hoard, it gives invaluable information for any detectorist, from the absolute beginner, to those with years of s: Exhibits include the Frome Hoard, a hoard of 52, Roman coins found in April by metal detectorist Dave Crisp near the town of Frome. The coins were contained in a ceramic pot 45 cm (18 in) in diameter, and date from AD to Most .

    Frome Hoard. Telegraph voted the Frome Hoard as the UK’s top treasure hoard in the last 20 years in The treasure was discovered near Frome in England in April by gold prospector Dave Crisp with a metal detector. This treasure consisted of 52, bronze and silver coins that dated back to AD to The hoard has been valued at.   The stash of 52, coins, known as the "Frome hoard" and dating between AD and AD, was valued at £, The haul is now at the Museum of Somerset thanks to a grant of almost £,


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The Frome Hoard by Sam Moorhead Download PDF EPUB FB2

The hoard contains more than of his coins, making it the largest group ever found. Among these coins are five rare examples of his silver denarii, the only coins of their type being struck anywhere in the Roman Empire at the time.

This accessible book is written by experts from the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities by: 5. The Frome Hoard is the name given to a hoard of third century ancient coins found in the town of Frome, Somerset County, Great Britain. It is also the title of the book published by the British Museum that chronicles the important find.

The book breaks the story into nine chapters divided amongst 48 pages. This accessible book is written by experts from the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Packed with photography of the coins as well as images of the hoard in situ, this book will.

The Frome Hoard. [Sam Moorhead; Anna Booth; Roger Bland] -- The story of the burial, discovery, excavation and significance of the Frome Hoard, one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain.

The Frome Hoard is currently located at the British museum, London. Plans are in the works for the hoard to be on display at the new Museum of Somerset. The book, The Frome Hoard, has been published by the British Museum Press and was written by three authors.

This book is a short (48 pages), inexpensive ($10), but well-illustrated paperback. Sam’s book The Frome Hoard is out of print but still available.

Find out more about Treasure 20 on the Portable Antiquities Scheme website. You can view more images of the Frome Hoard on Flickr or see the real thing on display in.

The Frome Hoard, comprised of 52, coins from the 3rd century AD, sheds light on the economic crisis and coalition government of the 3rd century — and it is set to rewrite history books. One of the most important finds within the hoard is a group of over coins of Carausius (AD ), Britain’s break-away Emperor.

The book, titled simply ‘The Frome Hoard’, will be released on the 11th October Above: A Denarius of Carausius from the Frome Hoard. Photo courtesy of the Portable Antiquities Scheme’s Flickr photostream. Frome Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins The Frome Hoard of 52, ancient Roman coins was discovered in near the town of Frome in Somerset, England.

Contained in a large buried ceramic pot and dating from A.D. many of the coins were struck under the central Roman Empire, others were minted under the breakaway Gallic Empire, and. Buy The Frome Hoard 01 by Sam Moorhead, Anna Booth, Roger Bland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Frome Hoard: : Sam Moorhead, Anna Booth, Roger Bland: Books/5(6). The Frome Hoard of 52, coins, discovered inis the second largest Roman coin hoard found in Britain.

Not only is it of great numismatic significance, with over pieces of Carausius (AD ), but also it has had an enormous impact on. Published onWed 28 Sep EDT. The Frome Hoard, a pot-bellied Roman jar stuffed w coins,has found a permanent home in the county where it was discovered, the Somerset.

The Frome Hoard, comprising o Roman coins, was one of the major archaeological discoveries of This timely book presents the first observations of the investigating team and is a model of interim : Rob Attar.

This is a book on the hobby of metal detecting it has been written by Dave crisp who has been an avid metal detectorist for over thirty years. In Dave was very lucky to discovery the Frome hoard, which was the largest single hoard of Roman coins ever found.

The British Museum is releasing a book on the Frome Hoard. Found in April by metal detectorist Dave Crisp, the Frome Hoard consisted of a very large roman pot filled to the brim w Roman coins. The coins in the pot weighed around kilograms (that’s lbs in old money), one of the largest coin hoards ever discovered.

Recently, he has written The Roman Empire and The Frome Hoard, and co-written AD – The Year that Shook Rome (all British Museum Press), The Romans who shaped Britain (Thames and Hudson), 31 BC, Antony, Cleopatra and the Fall of Egypt (British Museum Press) and A History of Roman Coinage in Britain (Greenlight Publishing).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Frome Hoard at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The hoard also included five rare silver denarii. Experts have determined that the hoard was probably buried as a ritual offering to the gods.

The Frome Hoard was declared ‘treasure’ on 22 July, by the coroner at Frome and later valued at £, - shared between Dave and the farmer landowner, according to the Treasure Act.

The list of Roman hoards in Britain comprises significant archaeological hoards of coins, jewellery, precious and scrap metal objects and other valuable items discovered in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) that are associated with period of Romano-British culture when Southern Britain was under the control of the Roman Empire, from AD 43 until aboutas well as the.

The first book on the Frome Hoard, written by experts Sam Moorhead, Roger Bland and Anna Booth, and published by the British Museum Press, is now available from : 50 pence of every sale will go towards vital conservation costs of the hoard.

The British Museum donated 50p for each copy sold of a book entitled The Frome Hoard, which was published by the Museum and written by Anna Booth, Roger Bland, and Sam Moorhead.

Public donations were collected, and a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) rounded out the sum. Carausius Expectate Veni (11 2) Reverse. The Frome Hoard is a hoard of 52, Roman coins found in April by metal detectorist Dave Crisp near Frome in Somerset, England.

The hoard is one of the largest ever found in Britain, and is also important as it contains the largest group ever found of coins issued during the reign of Carausius, who ruled Britain independently from to and was the .The Frome Hoard was discovered as recently as April – not actually in Frome, but in an undisclosed nearby village location.

It consisted of a ceramic pot 45 cm (18 in) in diameter filled w Roman coins. The hoard is one of the largest ever found in Britain, and was acquired by the Museum of Somerset in Taunton.