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He discovered a cache of Viking silver coins in a field

He discovered a cache of Viking silver coins in a field

Viky
4300 2
The Finnish metal detectorist Oskari Heikkilä was very happy to discover Viking silver coins in the field. There were a total of twelve pieces, some of them apparently used as jewellery. They date back to the 10th century.
The search for Nazi gold

The search for Nazi gold

Viky
2040 1
It is said that Adolf Hitler ordered his henchmen to smuggle looted gold and art treasures out of Germany in submarines. Treasure hunter Roger Miklos has claimed to have discovered one in the past. But he died four years ago, and now other treasure hunters are trying to decipher his legacy.
27.4.2017 Forest traded for a castle ruin 27. 4. 2017

27.4.2017 Forest traded for a castle ruin

Viky
1118 4
Miroslav Šuhaj from Žďár nad Sázavou fulfilled his long-time dream. Even as a young boy he dreamed of having a castle. Five years ago he succeeded. He traded the forest for the ruins of Chrenovice Castle near Ledec nad Sázavou.
25 Apr 2012 Unique find at Svojanov Castle 25. 4. 2012

25 Apr 2012 Unique find at Svojanov Castle

Viky
1578 2
Svojanov Castle is one of the oldest royal and stone castles in the Czech Republic. Ten years ago, archaeologists made interesting discoveries there. They came across four late Gothic loopholes designed to fire outwards from the building.
23 Apr 2012 Skeleton of a soldier from the Battle of Waterloo

23 Apr 2012 Skeleton of a soldier from the Battle of Waterloo

Viky
5386 24
A great discovery was made by Belgian archaeologists ten years ago. They discovered the skeleton of a soldier from the Battle of Waterloo. It was rare because it was left untouched. In addition, the grave contained all the soldier's personal possessions.
A unique 2000-year-old shrine has been found in the Netherlands

A unique 2000-year-old shrine has been found in the Netherlands

GM4PRO
2619 0
Remains of a 1st-century Roman sanctuary have been discovered in Herwen-Hemeling in the eastern Netherlands. It is the first of its kind in the area of the Lower Germanic Limes, the former border of the Germanic provinces of the Roman Empire. With its preserved altars, structures, statues and sacrificial pits, it is the most complete sanctuary in the whole of the Netherlands...
22. 4.1891 Bronze treasure from Mankovice 22. 4. 1891

22. 4.1891 Bronze treasure from Mankovice

Viky
1936 3
A total of 88 bronze objects were discovered in 1891 at the train station in Mankovice. At that time, workers were working on the construction of the northern branch of the Emperor Ferdinand railway. The depot included decorative pucks and fragments of wrought iron bracelets.

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