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Detectorist unearthed a 700-year-old ring

Treasure hunter: How I thought a 700-year-old ring was a Coke can ring pull. PAUL BUXEY was expecting, after his metal detector went off yet again, to frustratingly find it was yet another ring pull from a Coke can. Instead the electrician got a shock when he discovered, as he bent down to the soil…

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Ancient gold artefacts unearthed in Wales

Two gold artefacts thought to be around 3,000 years old have been found near Wrexham. The Late Bronze Age hoard of two ‘lock’ gold rings were discovered in the Community of Rosset. The wearer would’ve been a person of wealth and status within Late Bronze Age Society, between 10000 and 800BC. In terms of their…

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Roman jewellery found beneath shop in Colchester

Roman jewellery defined as being of national importance has been discovered during excavations at an Essex department store. Gold and silver armlets, bracelets, rings and coins were found concealed in the remains of a Roman house beneath Williams and Griffin in Colchester. It is thought they were hidden by their wealthy owner in AD61, when…

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Your gold is never safe!!!

The world’s tiniest heist! Couple who travel Australia prospecting for gemstones capture the moment a thieving ANT tries to make a getaway with their GOLD. Walter Krikowa and his wife were on a recent gold hunting trip travelling through Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland. The Canberra couple filmed an ant trying to steal…

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Treasure hunters found 300-year old artefact

Family of treasure hunting scavengers recovered the lost piece of a 300-year-old religious necklace. Gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests was found off central Florida’s east coast. The square-shaped ornament is believed to be from 1715, when a fleet of Spanish ships were hit by a hurricane. Ownership will be divided between the state…

Treasure unearthed in Scotland

A wide range of historic and ancient items discovered across Scotland have been catalogued in the annual Treasure Trove report. They include a Roman wine dipper found in the Borders, a historic brooch from the Highlands, and a gold ring discovered in Midlothian. The Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer (QLTR) Catherine Dyer said it had…

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Gold Treasure Hoard in Thailand

The gold treasure was unearthed after the land owner decided prepare the ground to plant oil palm trees. After heavy rain last Saturday, the land owner and workers planting the trees came across a buried hoard of gold. The news spread and a gold rush followed with hundreds of people from nearby villages and even…