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Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5PZ

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September 2021

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Watlington Hoard Replica – Viewing (Open Afternoon)

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Watlington Library, 35 High Street
Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5PZ

The original Hoard, which dated back as far as Saxon/Viking times, was found in fields near to the town of Watlington in October 2015. It was not particularly large, but it contained 13 extremely rare 'Two Emperor' coins that are believed to represent Alfred the Great, King of Wessex (871-99AD). You are invited to Watlington Library for a a private viewing of the Hoard replica (commissioned by the people of Watlington and made by the Ashmolean). There will be volunteers…

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