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The Watlington Hoard: King Alfred's Coins and Viking Treasures
|Lecturer: John Naylor|
|Date: October 17th 2017|
|Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm|
|Place: Rewley House|
The Watlington hoard was recently acquired by the Ashmolean Museum for £1.35 million. 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 ninth-century Oxfordshire.
Dr John Naylor is the Portable Antiquities Scheme National Finds Advisor for medieval and post-medieval coinage, based in the Heberden Coin Room at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
The Society's speaker meetings and committee meetings are held in Rewley House, Oxford (marked R).
There are metered parking spaces on the west and north sides of Wellington Square. More spaces are normally available on the west side of St Giles where it joins Woodstock Road. From here it is only a short walk down Little Clarendon Street and across Wellington Square to Rewley House.
Parking in Wellington Square is charged until 6.30p.m. and costs £3.00 for up to one hour and £5.00 for up to two. Park and Ride buses from Water Eaton, Pear Tree and Redbridge stop at the top of St Giles, a short distance from Rewley House.
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