Hoary Hoards

Hoary Hoards

Hoards of Celtic coins were concealed in the ground either for safe-keeping or as a gift to the gods. Trying to interpret hoards – how, when and why they were buried – is one of the most fascinating aspects of iron age coin studies.

Celtic Money Boxes


Chris Rudd hoard reports

When important iron age hoards are found we tell you about them as soon as possible. In 2004 we received an award for the ‘Best coin article’ from the Numismatic Literary Guild for our report on the Hallaton hoards in World Coin News. To view a few of the many hoard reports we’ve written click on the CR buttons.


Alton Jersey Beverley Burnham Market Forncett Grantchester Hallaton Laniscat Puckeridge Sedgeford Thurnham Wickham Market