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Largest Stash of Gold Coins Found in UK

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments
Largest Stash of Gold Coins Found in UK

“I put my hand in, pulled out a bit of clay and there was a little radial, a little bronze Roman coin very, very small, about the size of my fingernail,” Crisp said.

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Gold Treasure lost and found timeline

| May 18, 2010 | 1 Comment
Gold Treasure lost and found timeline

Aug 9, 1935 – Hussar, which sank in th East river in 1870 has been located by Simon Lake, the noted submarine inventor, he has just an nounced. One legend has it that the Hussar had 4.800,000 in her hold. Lake means to find out. With his crew of 30 men, headed by the famous deep sea diver Read more excerpts like this ..

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Rare $250k Gold Pendant Found with Metal Detector!

| January 18, 2010 | 1 Comment
Rare $250k Gold Pendant Found with Metal Detector!

Ironically this gold pendant (the size of a stamp) was found by a amateur metal detectorist only a few inches below the soil. This pendant is estimated to be dated from around the 15th century. It depicts the Holy Trinity and is in remarkable condition.

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Iron Age Gold Treasure Found in Scotland

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments
Iron Age Gold Treasure Found in Scotland

Posted by Minnesotastan in Everything Else on November 4, 2009 at 3:48 pm A young man, using his metal detector for the first time, walked about seven steps from his car and got a signal. The four gold Iron Age neck ornaments, or torcs, date from between the 1st and 3rd Century BC and are […]

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Anglo-Saxon gold and silver found in the Staffordshire field

| December 9, 2009 | 1 Comment
Anglo-Saxon gold and silver found in the Staffordshire field

The gold and silver artefacts, which are already shedding new light on the Dark Ages, are collectively worth almost double the amount of the most expensive ancient treasure previously found in Britain.

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Uncovering sunken treasure

| December 9, 2009 | 0 Comments
Uncovering sunken treasure

For the past five years Horst H. Liebner has been uncovering the mystery behind 1,000-year-old artifacts recovered from two sunken treasures in the Java Sea. Since1987, the German scholar has been researching maritime culture and the history of the Malay Archipelago. As scientific advisor, Liebner, 49, who is based in Makassar, Sulawesi, has painstakingly pieced […]

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