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The Ashbourne Treasure, The Emperor Carausius & The First Brexit

Derby Museums
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Dr Sam Moorhead, National Finds Adviser for Iron Age and Roman coins at the British Museum, will discuss the discovery of gold coins at Ashbourne in 2007, one of the most important discoveries ever made relating to Britain’s very own emperor, Carausius, who broke away from the central Roman Empire in AD 286. This talk will provide the background to and history of the Carausian regime until its ultimate fall under the emperor Allectus in AD 296.

Derby Museums Friends – FREE

Suitable for over 16s