Wednesday 10 March 2010

Staffordshire Hoard returning to Birmingham with unseen items

UNSEEN relics that form part of the Staffordshire Hoard will be added to a display returning to Birmingham this Saturday.

Helmet fragments will be featured alongside 59 items from the world’s largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure.

Huge crowds are again expected as the city is hit by a second ‘gold rush’.

And the new display announcement comes as it was revealed that the appeal to raise enough funds to bring it permanently to the Midlands has hit £1.5 million.

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