The Watlington Hoard: King Alfred's coins and Viking treasures, by Dr John Naylor.
Finstock Local History Society at Finstock Village Hall, 7.40pm for 8.00pm. Non-members £2.50.
The Watlington hoard was recently acquired by the Ashmolean Museum for £1.35M. This talk will explore the story of the hoard, the coins and objects it contains and why it is such an important find for understanding late 9th-century Oxfordshire.
John is the Portable Antiquities Scheme National Finds Adviser for post-Roman coinage.