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1992 – The Hoxne Hoard is discovered

16 November

The Hoxne Hoard is the largest hoard of late Roman silver and gold discovered in Britain, and the largest collection of gold and silver coins of the fourth and fifth century found anywhere within the Roman Empire. Continue reading “1992 – The Hoxne Hoard is discovered”

30BC – Battle of Actium

2 September – On this day

The Battle of Actium, a naval battle fought off the western coast of Greece, sees Roman leader Octavian win a decisive victory against the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Continue reading “30BC – Battle of Actium”

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