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Stolen Viking treasure bought and returned home

Stolen Viking treasure bought and returned home

GM4PRO
796 4
In 2015, detectorists George Powell and Layton Davies found a hoard of around 300 Saxon coins, jewellery and other valuables, probably deposited by the Vikings in the 10th century, in a field near Leominster.
New treasures of the Spanish galleon 366 years after the sinking

New treasures of the Spanish galleon 366 years after the sinking

GM4PRO
1660 4
In 1656, the Spanish ship Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas (Our Lady of Wonders) was wrecked on the west side of Little Bahama Bank about 70 km off the coast. It was literally stuffed with treasure, which is why it was repeatedly plundered by various societies and wild expeditions over the following centuries. When another expedition went to the site recently, few imagined there was anything left on the seabed...
Master Seeker 202(2) - in panic times

Master Seeker 202(2) - in panic times

Elmara
13539 154
After a three-year break, we will meet again in Brandlin for the 12th edition of the Master Seeker. Those three years were really long, and I would say that with the exception of '68 and '89, nothing major has happened in our lifetimes. It's hard to predict what's to come, but as they say, you have to be prepared for anything. Introducing the news on Master Seeker.
10.5.1950 Celtic coins have been lying in the attic for 18 years 10. 5. 1950

10.5.1950 Celtic coins have been lying in the attic for 18 years

Viky
1902 3
The vessel full of Celtic-Dacific coins was discovered in 1950 by Jozef Drabant when he was ploughing a field in the village of Ptičie. He hid the treasure in the attic, where it was found eighteen years later. 237 coins were saved. Drabant's son received 20 crowns for each piece. Some thought he had become a millionaire...
Luftwaffe pilot's watch on sale for 200,000

Luftwaffe pilot's watch on sale for 200,000

Viky
1209 2
The military watch, worn by soldiers in the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War, was discovered by a family in Coventry while sorting through their late father's possessions. The watch will be auctioned in August for more than 7,000 British pounds, or just over 200,000 crowns.
3.5.2020 The sword of a Celtic warrior

3.5.2020 The sword of a Celtic warrior

Viky
1146 0
The sword of a Celtic warrior, which archaeologists discovered two years ago with the help of a metal detector near the settlement of Hradiště in the Chrudim region, had been lying underground for over 2,000 years. The weapon was approximately one metre long.
2.5.2021 Man turned in treasure, got half a million 2. 5. 2021

2.5.2021 Man turned in treasure, got half a million

Viky
2354 10
Last year, the Moravian-Silesian Region decided to reward a man who handed over a treasure trove of 2,231 rare coins. The finder was discovered by the depot in the Opava region. Experts estimated its value at CZK 1.5 million. The reward was 500 thousand crowns.
She bought a gold Viking ring in an online auction

She bought a gold Viking ring in an online auction

Viky
2284 1
A large gold Viking ring was purchased by a woman from Norway in an online auction. She found the jewel among several pieces of cheap jewellery and trinkets that were being auctioned together online. Archaeologists say the ring is over 1,000 years old and once belonged to a powerful chief Viking

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