Campaign to Save the Staffordshire Hoard has Reached £1 million

Comprising in excess 1,500 items, mostly gold and some decorated with precious stones, the Staffordshire Hoard has been valued at almost £3.3 million.

LONDON.- As the end of February fast approaches,
the fundraising total for the Staffordshire Hoard campaign has reached
£1million. So far, the total raised towards saving the most valuable treasure
found on British soil is £1,080,000. Of this, almost £500,000 comes from members
of the public.
The Art Fund is spearheading the campaign to save the
Staffordshire Hoard for the West Midlands . The charity is delighted to have
reached this landmark figure, just seven weeks into the campaign, which began on
13 January.