Items from the Silverdale Hoard dating from around 900ce
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The Trustees of the British Museum
 
BBC News Lancashire reports earlier this week that a –
 
Viking treasure, valued at £110,000, is to go on permanent display in Lancashire. The Silverdale Hoard, made up of more than 200 pieces of silver and jewellery, was found two years ago in a field by a metal detecting enthusiast. It will be on display at Lancaster City Museum from 25 October, before moving to a permanent home at the Museum of Lancashire in Preston in February.
 
Full article here. See also our earlier feature on the forthcoming Vikings: life and legend exhibition at the British Museum here.