Caernarfon silver hoard confirmed as Viking Age

In March 2015 near Caernarfon in north Wales a silver hoard was uncovered. And it has now been confirmed as yet another Viking silver hoard. The finds include some very rare coins minted in Dublin, coins from Canute the Great’s rule and other coins dating to around the year 1000.

Archaeologists believe the items were purposefully buried in the years between 1020 and 1030, either to hide the treasure or as part of gravegoods. It is still to be determined where the items will be house and exhibited.

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