The Vale of York Hoard Meeting
The York Coin and Stamp Fair will be held at York Racecourse on Friday 15th July and Saturday 16th July 2011 and the Yorkshire Numismatic Society is sponsoring a special talk by Gareth Williams on the Vale of York Hoard. This will be held at the Coin Fair on Friday 15th July at 2.00pm.The Vale of York Viking Hoard included 600 coins, complete ornaments, ingots (bars), and chopped-up fragments known as hack silver and was discovered in North Yorkshire in January 2007 by two metal detectorists. The hoard is now on display at the Yorkshire Museum.
Picture courtesy of The Yorkshire Museum. Link here.