Anglo Saxon Gold Haul on Display from Tomorrow
The UKâ€™s most significant and largest haul of Anglo Saxon gold has been unearthed from beneath a Staffordshire field and are on display. The haul is thought to contain over 1,500 artifacts which have lain undiscovered since the 7th Century.
The gold was discovered recently by a man using a metal detector and a spokesperson for the British Museum has stressed that the find is of huge archeological significance.
The remarkable collection is being kept under secure storage at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. A selection of the items from the collection will be on display from tomorrow until 13th October.
The gold collection illustrates the historical importance of gold. It has always been a desired and sought after commodity because of its inherent beauty and value. During the current global economic crisis the price of gold has continued to steadily climb as investors buy gold as a hedge against the recession. It continues to be a valued commodity
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