The Museum of Liverpool and Congleton Museum have received £65,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project that will help to acquire two locally-discovered hoards of Roman treasure. The Hoards of Cheshire project includes objects found by metal detectorists in Knutsford and Malpas which were reported to archaeologists through the Portable Antiquities Scheme, funded by the British Museum, and declared ‘Treasure’. Following their cleaning and cataloguing at the British Museum, they will return to the North West for display. The Knutsford hoard contains three gilt brooches, two finger rings and over a hundred coins; the Malpas hoard incorporates Iron Age and Roman coins. The Hoards of Cheshire project will also enable local young people to work with archaeologists and museum curators to learn about the region’s Romano-British period. The outcome of

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