The Cuerdale Hoard at South Ribble Museum
Found on the banks of the river Ribble in 1840, some 8500 pieces of silver comprise the Cuerdale Hoard.
It is one of Englands greatest national treasures and the largest Viking Hoard of Silver found outside of Russia.
Its on permanent display in the British Museum, but a small sample of coins can be seen on Exhibition at the South Ribble Museum in Leyland until the 1st of October.
Among the coins on display are those of King Alfred, Saint Edmund memorial coinage from East Anglia and from York coins of Siegfred and Cnut.