From the museum (here: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/20k-raised-in-fight-to-keep-roman-helmet-1.759365?referrerPath=news):

“We are so grateful for everybody’s generous support. We have had a little old lady pledging £20. That could be 50 per cent of her weekly income. Every donation is important.”

Out-bloody-rageous.

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More Heritage Action views on metal detecting and artefact collecting

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