17 Jan 2009

Minelab enthusiast recovers ancient gold fortune

"A Minelab metal detecting enthusiast, in Suffolk, England, has recovered one of the largest hoards of Iron Age gold coins in Britain since 1849. Reportedly valued at up to £250,000, the coins are said to date back to some time between 40BC and 15AD and are thought to have been minted by predecessors of the Iceni Queen Boudicca."

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