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Le Câtillon coin hoard beneficiaries (FOI)

Le Câtillon coin hoard beneficiaries (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 06 July 2023.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


A sum of £4.25 million was paid by the Government of Jersey to purchase the Le Câtillon II hoard. Please advise: 


Who ultimately benefitted from that sum?


If that sum was apportioned across several recipients, to whom and in what amounts was it apportioned?



The information requested is publicly accessible on Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied. Please see the following link:

Celtic Coin Hoard purchased for Jersey (


Please refer to the link above. Any further payments were a matter for the Crown and the information is exempt, as per the previous response linked below, under Articles 31 and 32 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.

Le Câtillon Coin Hoard correspondence (FOI)

Article applied

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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