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Historic Coins Found Near Aylesbury


Published by the Mix96 News Team at 9:38am 2nd January 2015. (Updated at 9:48am 2nd January 2015)

A treasure hunter has discovered one of the largest hoards of Anglo Saxon coins ever found in Britain.

59 year-old Paul Coleman dug them up in a farmer's field near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire when he was on an expedition with his metal detecting club.

Its believed there is over 5000 coins in the collection found in Lenborough

Experts believe the silver coins which are said to be in "superb condition" could be worth more than one million pounds.

They'll now be taken to the British Museum for identification.

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