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Celtic Coins on Display in Yorkshire


The tiny gold Celtic coins are the latest in a series of finds that are becoming more common since metal detectorists and archeologists started working together.

And they were used by the same tribe whose chariot burials have fascinated the public in recent months.

Weeks ago archeologists revealed that they had unearthed a rare and nationally significant Iron Age burial site at Ferrybridge in West Yorkshire complete with a chariot, a spear and the 2,500-year-old skeleton of a Celtic warrior or king.

Read the whole story from 'The Yorkshire Post', 20 Dec, 2003 here.
Jane Posted by Jane
20th December 2003ce
Edited 22nd December 2003ce

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