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Rare gold coin found by a metal detectorist

Rare gold coin worth £15,000 is found by an amateur treasure hunter who thought it was a bottle top. A rare gold coin dating back to the 15th century has been unearthed by an amateur treasure hunter –  who thought it was a bottle top. The prized coin was struck during the brief 86-day reign…

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Medieval gold ring goes on show

A medieval gold ring found by a metal detecting enthusiast has gone on display for the first time. The 15th Century ring, decorated with images of the five wounds of Christ, was found in Durham City in 2014 and declared as treasure. It has now been bought by Durham University’s Museum of Archaeology and has…

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15th Century Ring Sells For £35,000

15th Century Ring Found By Treasure Hunter Sells For £35,000. The British Museum has confirmed a local man with a metal detector discovered a 15th century relic on one of his walks. A treasure hunter unearthed a small fortune after a ring he discovered turned out to be a 15th century jewel worth a whopping…

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Farmer finds 2,500 years old gold bracelets

Farmer finds 2,500 years old gold bracelets near Jaslo in the Subcarpathia, Poland. Gold artefacts initially dated to 1600-400 BC have been unearthed by a farmer near Jaslo in the Subcarpathia. The objects have been taken to the Sub-Carpathian Museum in Krosno. During field work near Jasło, a farmer found three gold bracelets tied with golden…

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Medieval treasure in a button box.

A small gold plate belonging to a Polish family Sielscy from the Swedish Malmoe turned out to be an archaeological sensation. According to the researchers, it is probably a souvenir from the funeral of the Danish King Harald Bluetooth on the island of Wolin, dated to c. 986 AD. The discovery was made by 11…