Aobans sharing image copyrightSt Albans Council image captionThe stash - found on private land north of St Albans - is believed to be one of the largest Roman gold coin hoards discovered in the UK. The stash was found by metal detector on private land in October by a man making his first survey. The find is believed to be one of the largest Roman gold coin hoards buried in the UK.
The coins date from the final years of Roman rule in Britain in the 4th Century and will go on display at Verulamium Museum from mid-September. David Thorold, a curator at the museum, said: "Evidence adte the coins were originally part of a hoard that had been disturbed at some point during the last couple of hundred years. He became a noted figure in the history of film when he began to explore the new art of moving photography in the mids.
Among the pioneering films he shot in St Albans was the animated fantasy, Dreams of Toyland The cinema changed hands several times, variously known as the Poly, the Regent, the Capitol and the Odeon. It was replaced by a new Art Deco building inand the cinema continued in operation until In the cate was restored and re-opened as the Odyssey Cinema.
But when London Colney was attacked, the nation was so angered it became united in its battle. Daye Albans itself became a centre for the Marconi plc company, specifically, Marconi Instruments.
Marconi later part of the General Electric Company remained the city's largest employer with two main plants until the s. A third plant - working on top secret defence work - also existed. Even Marconi staff only found out about this when it closed down.
In St Albans was the last but one stop for the Jarrow Crusade. The local authority built large housing estates albzns Cottonmill to the southMile House to the south-east and New Greens to the north.