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Roman gold coins found in St Albans field

18 October 2012 Last updated at 01:59 BST

A "nationally significant" stash of Roman gold coins has been found by a man with a metal detector in Hertfordshire.

The discovery, on private land north of St Albans, is believed to be one of the largest Roman gold coin finds in the UK.

The identity of the man who found the coins is not being revealed.

Yvonne Hall reports.