In 2011 a hoard of about 700 Roman coins was discovered in a ceramic pot in the cliff face near Brighstone. The hoard was declared Treasure and entered into the PAS. (Portable Antiquity Scheme.) finds.org.uk
Brading Roman Villa was able to acquire the hoard and it it is now on display in the museum.
Other finds processed through the PAS and acquired by Brading Roman Villa include 3 other Roman coin hoards and a 2nd century AD zoomorphic bird brooch also on display.