Press Release - Rare gold coin unearthed at Vindolanda

Vindolanda Trust - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Roman site of Vindolanda, with an active archaeological research programme which has been ongoing for 43 years, is used to remarkable discoveries – notably the world famous Vindolanda writing tablets which hold the title of Britain’s top archaeological treasure. With a vast array of finds from 300 years of Roman occupation on this site the discovery of a gold coin had previously alluded 2 generations of archaeologists, that was until 3rd June 2014. Volunteer Marcel Albert, from Nantes, France, who has been taking part at the Vindolanda dig since 2008, described his discovery simply as ‘magni Read more...

The Vindolanda Trust welcomes the Northumberland Region of the University of the Third Age

Vindolanda Trust - Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The Vindolanda Trust was delighted to welcome a group of almost 100 members of the University of the Third Age from across Northumberland, to Roman Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum on Monday 23rd September. Their event – ‘Vindolanda - A study day’ was very well attended and received. During the day they received three talks from the Vindolanda Trust Senior Team on the ‘History of Vindolanda’, ‘The Vindolanda Excavations’ and ‘The Vindolanda Charitable Trust’. They also enjoyed free time to visit the Fort and Museum at Vindolanda, The Roman Army Museum and Hadrian’s Wall Read more...

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