Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Viking silver found on Isle of Man declared as treasure

A rare Viking silver ingot found in the North of the Island has been declared as treasure trove by the Coroner at Douglas Courthouse.

The ingot was found in a field in Andreas by John Crowe in October 2009.

Manx National Heritage believe the ingot, which contains 87% silver and weighs 20 grams, could date back a thousand years.

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