“The items seem to be very similar in style, form, shape and design as the previous hoard”

Very similar, indeed…  Over 3,900 artefacts in the Anglo-Saxon hoard discovered in Staffordshire in 2009 now belong to Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery jointly – Staffordshire Hoard website.  The independently assessed price at the time was £3.3million, which included £900,000 raised through public donations. Now, after recent ploughing, a further 90 pieces of gold and silver have been recovered from the same field. As the Guardian reports More gold and silver, including a gold and garnet cross, an eagle-shaped mount, …

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