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Thursday Treasures: Ancient Coins at the MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston is a treasure in and of itself. It is stunningly beautiful, and absolutely packed with some of the most incredible examples of art, from pre-history to the modern era. They have a new gallery of ancient coins which is apparently “the only permanent exhibition space for ancient coins in […]

Thursday Treasures: The Great Torc

What kid doesn’t dream of finding buried treasure? In 1948, in an obscure area of England called Snettisham, that dream came true for a plowman who literally happened upon a treasure hoard. Over the next several decades (through the early 1990’s) hundreds of gold and silver artifacts were unearthed from that same farmland. Coins, bracelets, and other […]