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The find of a lifetime: Treasure hunter digs up 200-piece haul of Viking jewellery and coins

1,000 year old Viking jewellery hoard found in Cumbria UK by a Mr Webster, find included jewellery and coins, get your metal detectors out!!

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Sapphire ring 'belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty'

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Iron Age gold coin of Anarevito and Eppillus - Kent, England, about 10 BC - AD 20 This unique gold coin refers to an Iron Age British king called Anarevito. Until it was found by a metal detector user near Dover in 2010, there was no evidence for the existence of a king of this name. The appearance of the coin, which is similar in style to other Iron Age coins from Kent, suggests that Anarevito held power in Kent at around the time of the birth of Christ.

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Viking treasure trove discovered in Scotland

A large silver alloy Carolingian lidded vessel, part of the hoard of Viking treasure unearthed by metal-detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan, 47, in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland.

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Viking hoard provides new clues to 'previously unknown ruler'

A hoard of 1,000-year-old artefacts including more than 200 coins, ingots & pieces of silver jewellery, found buried in north Lancashire. The British Museum are examining the hoard after it was discovered in a lead pot by a metal detector enthusiast. The hoard buried at a time when the Anglo-Saxons were attempting to take control of the north of England from the Vikings. Contains Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Viking, German & Islamic coins. 201 silver objects, 27 coins, buried 900AD.

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The Staffordshire Hoard: from the Portable Antiquities Fickr Page - © Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, used under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence. In the Summer of 2009 a man with a metal detector found a large collection of Anglo Saxon objects in a field near Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK. There were 1,500 objects most were gold some silver and many inlaid with gemstones.

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Viking treasure haul unearthed in Scotland

Viking treasure haul unearthed in Scotland - Among the objects within the hoard is an early Christian cross thought to date from the 9th or 10th century

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Treasure hunter finds medieval ring in Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest

BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: MarkThompson/BNPS Engraving of a female saint. A medieval ring found by an amateur treasure hunter in the heart of Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest could be worth up to £70,000. Mark Thompson, who makes his living spray-painting fork lift trucks, had been in the famous Nottinghamshire woodland for just 20 minutes when his metal detector sounded. The 34-year-old, who had only taken up the hobby 18 months before, was expecting to find something innocuous - perhaps…

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Treasure hunter finds medieval diamond ring

Treasure hunter finds medieval diamond ring A medieval gold ring with a rare black diamond set inside it was found by a tresure hunter using a metal detector in a muddy field.

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A 1,000-year-old Viking treasure hoard has been discovered in Scotland

Viking treasure hoard 1,000 years old discovered in Scotland Objects found in Galloway field include a silver brooch from Ireland and silk from around modern-day Istanbul.

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Pair of metal detector friends discover three quarters of a TON of Iron Age coins worth £10m buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years

Neil Mahrer, Conservator for the Jersey Heritage Museum inspects some of the coins uncovered in Europe's largest hoard of Iron Age coins worth up to GBP10 million

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Flight of the valkyrie: the Viking figurine that's heading for Britain

Flight of the valkyrie: the Viking figurine that's heading for Britain. 800AD. The thumb-sized figurine is made of gilded silver, with some black niello inlay decoration. The valkyrie is armed with a double-sided Viking sword and a round shield, her hair neatly twisted into a long ponytail forming a loop, which would point to it likely being a pendant. Gorgeous stuff!

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15th Century ring discovered by treasure hunter at monastery

This jewel-encrusted ring discovered by an amateur treasure hunter at a monastery once owned by Henry VIII's advisor Thomas Cromwell is expected to sell for £30,000 when it is auctioned this afternoon

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Pair of metal detector friends discover three quarters of a TON of Iron Age coins worth £10m buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years

Pair of metal detector friends discover thousands of silver and gold Iron Age coins from 50BC worth £ 10 million buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years. The treasure is thought to have been buried by a Celtic tribe called the Coriosolitae, in the hope it could be dug up once the Romans had left. Though Pinterest says the link is inappropriate, it's the Daily Mail and this isn't an article about cancer, royalty or the goverment.

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