Roman treasures on show at Sheffield’s Weston Park Museum

A Roman brooch.
A Roman brooch.
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A new display at Sheffield’s Weston Park Museum aims to shed light on the city’s Roman past with a precious collection of archaeological treasures.

It includes silver coins from the first and second centuries, found by workmen in Pitsmoor in 1906, and a copper neck decoration found in Dinnington in 1984.

The Oughtibridge Hoard, circa 1st/2nd century.

The Oughtibridge Hoard, circa 1st/2nd century.

A hoard of older coins dating to the second century BC was found in 2012 in Plumbley.

Museums Sheffield Curatorial Assistant - Archaelogy, Lucy Creighton, is pictured with the Oil Lamp, which dates from 50-150AD.

Museums Sheffield Curatorial Assistant - Archaelogy, Lucy Creighton, is pictured with the Oil Lamp, which dates from 50-150AD.