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On 5 July 2009 a metal-detector user started to unearth some gold objects in a Staffordshire field. Thus began the discovery of the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Consisting of over 1600 items – including fittings from the hilts of swords, fragments from helmets, Christian crosses and magnificent pieces of garnet work – the Staffordshire Hoard is set to rewrite history. This is just the beginning of the story.
£1 from the sale of every book will go to the appeal fund.
Product code: cmc23288
Price category: Under £10
Authors: Kevin Leahy and Roger Bland
Number of pages: 48
Publication date: 30-11-2009
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The British Museum has launched a rapid-response book on the hoard...One pound from each copy sold will be donated to the appeal to acquire the treasure for local museums, to keep the extraordinary objects on display in the county whose history they have transformed.