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England's Ancient Connections to the Mediterrarean. 2,300-year-old coin reveals Mediterranean trade route dating back to the Iron Age. The copper coin is dated to the Iron Age, almost 2,300 years ago It was found in Saltford between Bristol and Bat


England's Ancient Connections to the Mediterrarean. 2,300-year-old coin reveals Mediterranean trade route dating back to the Iron Age.
The copper coin is dated to the Iron Age, almost 2,300 years ago
It was found in Saltford between Bristol and Bath in South West England
Bears image of a horse's head and the Carthaginian goddess Tanit
Find suggests trading links between South West England and the MediterraneanIt may look like a misshapen disk of metal, but this coin is one of the oldest ever to be found in England.The tiny copper coin, which is smaller than a penny, dates from the Iron Age almost 2,300 years ago and suggests there were links between the south west of England and the Mediterranean.It was found in silt after the River Avon burst its banks between Bristol and Bath.Experts have dated the coin to between 300 BC and 264 BC and say it came from the Western Mediterranean - probably Sardinia or ancient Carthage.

The find gives rise to suggestions that the village of Saltford, where it was found, was on a major trade route long before Roman times.

 
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