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Inquests find medieval and Bronze Age relics found by metal detectors in West Norfolk are treasure

A hoard of 12 silver coins has been declared treasure, meaning their finder can keep them, at a coroner’s inquest today. The coins were found by Stephen Sproule whilst he was metal detecting on land at Fincham, near Downham Market, in October 2011. Coroner Jacqueline Lake said the small silver coins were known as Sceattas…