Farmer unearths unbelievable Roman coin haul

The coins were dated to the second century as they bear the image of Roman emperors Nerva, who ruled 8 November 30 to 27 January 98, and Septimus Severus, 11 April 145 to 4 February 211. Stanisław Staszic Muzeum Hrubieszów

One of the largest ever hauls of treasure from the Roman period to be found in Poland and the largest ever in the Lublin region has been uncovered in Hrubieszów near Lublin.

In this edition of The Debrief, thanks to the magic of the internet we are on the line with TFN history buff Stuart Dowell, who gives us the background story.