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More Roman Treasures Discovered!

In Southwestern Spain, silver and gold Roman coins were found at a copper mining site! The news was first reported by The Local. Director of Archaeology at Atalaya Mining, Luis Iglesias believes the coins were owned by a wealthy Roman citizen and stored in a leather. Additional details from Archaeology point that this find is important … Continue reading »

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3,000 Year Old Mask Found!

In an ancient cemetery in northern Argentina, an unusual mask was just found. Live Science reported that this particular mask is made of a piece of rectangular-shaped copper measuring about seven inches long and six inches wide. There are also holes where the nose, eyes and mouth should be. According to Live Science, the mask … Continue reading »

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Metal Detecting Becomes More Popular In Wales!

Every year, there has been an increase in the amount of treasure found in Wales, as reported by BBC News and National Museum Wales experts. Most of the items being found are medieval and Bronze Age artifacts. There are specific areas that are considered “hotspots” for these types of items: Wrexham, Southern Pembrokeshire and South East … Continue reading »

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Archaeologists Find Remains Of 700 Year Old Medieval Priest!

At a dig in Thornton Abbey, England, a team of archaeologists uncovered the remains of a very old priest. This one in particular happened to be 700 years old! Thornton Abbey is a medieval abbey located near the village of Ulceby. According to new info from Lincolnshire Live, the name that appeared on the coffin … Continue reading »

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13th Century Treasure Discovered In Farmer’s Field!

The Lancashshire Telegraph reported some very excited news about treasure recently! Coins from the 13th century were found in a farmer’s field! Andrew Smith, who is both a detectorist and a photographer discovered six, silver pennies that dated from the reign of Edward I. The Telegraph mentioned that Smith participated in a dig at Pendleton … Continue reading »

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Stolen Coin In Germany Worth Millions!

In the Bode Museum in Germany, there has been a legendary gold coin that is worth 220 pounds and has been stolen! This coin is worth millions and could be worth over $4.5 million at market prices. The story was picked up by CNBC. According to the article, the thieves broke in where the coin … Continue reading »

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These Coins Have Been Declared Treasure!

People find the most amazing things! A farmer in England had an awesome day when he came upon a dozen silver coins from the time of Henry VIII! The news has just been released from Shropshire Star! Metal detectorist David Franklin, 34, has only been in the hobby a year before he found the coins! … Continue reading »

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Scotland Is A Hot Treasure Hunting Location!

Scotland’s “The National” has announced that more people are anxious to search for treasure there! More people are eager to search estates, fields and woodlands for more valuables. This is largely due to the rise of high profile finds at that location. For example, as pointed out in the article, there was a Viking cache … Continue reading »

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This Sword Is 2,300 Years Old And Still Shiny!

Based on new information from Dailymail in the UK, Chinese archaeologists discovered one, impressive old weapon- an 2,300 year old sword. The sword was found in an ancient coffin in a Chinese province known as “Henan Province.”  What made this sword find so great is that the sword itself was still sharp and shiny! It was … Continue reading »

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A 2,000 Year Old What Was Unearthed?

Near a Roman port on the Red Sea, something out of the ordinary was just found – a pet cemetery that dates to over 2,000 years ago! It’s a known fact that ancient civilizations highly valued certain animals are pets, including ones we are familiar with today. Certain animal species held symbolic significance in their … Continue reading »

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