Hoxne Hoard

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Ahala
published on 23 August 2016

Discovered in Suffolk, in the east of England in 1992 CE, the incredible collection known as the Hoxne Hoard contains 14,865 late-4th and early-5th century CE Roman gold, silver and bronze coins, and 200 items of silver tableware and gold jewellery. The hoard amounts to a total of 7.7lb of gold and 52.4 lb of silver. Here is a selection of items presented in a reconstruction of their original wooden container, now lost. (British Museum, London)

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