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Staffordshire hoard to remain in the midlands

The Staffordshire hoard will remain in the Midlands museum thanks to a $2 million grant from the Heritage Memorial Fund. A grant of £1,285,000 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) will keep the glittering treasures of the Staffordshire hoard, the most spectacular heap of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found, in

Staffordshire Hoard wanted by the Vatican

That is the fear of experts who believe the haul of 1,500 artefacts, made of gold and silver and decorated with precious stones, could be the lost treasure of King Edwin, a seventh century Christian monarch. Edwin ruled Northumbria from about 616 AD until his death in 633 AD. At the time

Staffordshire hoard valued at $5.4 million

The Staffordshire hoard has been valued at a whopping $5.4 million. The money will be split between metal detector enthusiast Terry Herbert, who found the hoard, and Fred Johnson, who owns the farm where it was discovered. Mr Johnson said he had not made any plans for the money but did not

Staffordshire Knot symbol older than previously thought

A Staffordshire Knot symbol has been found in the Shaffordshire Hoard (read more about the discovery here), making the symbol 500 years older than previously thought. The symbol was believed to originate from the 11th century, but the gold artefact dates back to at least the sixth century. The discovery will add

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