Thursday, October 27, 2011

Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Viking Hoard of Coins and Jewelry

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An amateur treasure hunter has discovered a "nationally significant" Viking hoard including hundreds of pieces of silver jewellery and coins.

Darren Webster unearthed "the find of a lifetime" when his metal detector picked up a signal at an undisclosed location on the border of Cumbria with north Lancashire.

He could barely believe it when he dug up a casket containing 200 pieces of silver jewellery, coins, hacksilver and . . .

Read more at: The Telegraph

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