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Friday, 27 May 2011
Joy as gold trinket is unearthed
He began metal detecting a couple of years ago, and the discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard less than a mile away from David Ellis’s home boosted his excitement for his hobby.
And today the 47-year-old was celebrating a fascinating find of his own — an intricate piece of a gold necklace around 2,000-years-old he found on Staffordshire farm land. Yesterday it was declared treasure.