A Celtic coin hoard discovered on Jersey has been astounding archaeologists with a series of gold treasure finds.
The Golden torc is bigger than any other ever found on Jersey [Credit: © Jersey Heritage]
For the past two weeks, Jersey Heritage's conservation team have been excavating an area known to contain gold jewellery. Late last week, one end of a solid gold torc was uncovered.
The find comes after the discovery of two other solid gold torcs - one gold-plated and one of an unknown alloy - along with a silver brooch and a crushed sheet gold tube. But the latest artefact is considerably larger than anything previously unearthed on the island.
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