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Ancient items given Treasure Trove status

Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Courtesy Manx National Heritage
Courtesy Manx National Heritage

Metal detectors have uncovered three archaeological finds which date back as far as 1000 AD.

A gold ring and silver seal matrix, 119 silver coins, and a Viking age gold ingot have all been given Treasure Trove status.

Although the items now technically belong to The Queen they are staying on the Island so that more research can be carried out:

Curator Allison Fox is from Manx National Heritage:

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