Archaeologists have discovered a hoard of silver coins, bracelets and a brooch in a Roman pot during road works in The Hague.
The pot was found during excavations for a new connection between Ypenburg and The Hague’s ring road and close to the site where remains of a Roman villa were found earlier.
Over the centuries, the treasure had solidified into a single mass but experts were able to separate it to reveal coins from the time of Nero, Marcus Aurelius and Otho – who only reigned for three months in AD 69.
The treasure is on show from Tuesday at the The Hague’s history museum Haags Historisch Museum.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation