“In digging a drain through this moss, my servants found, at the depth of about four feet from the surface, a number of ancient Roman silver medals, in great preservation.”

“In digging a drain through this moss, my servants found, at the depth of about four feet from the surface, a number of ancient Roman silver medals, in great preservation.”DC078238-8557-4690-ABEC-F9496D8AC775

Among the coins, appropriately enough, some bearing the image of Ceres, the Goddess of Agriculture with stalks of corn in one hand and flaming torch in the other.

 

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