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Tuesday, 1 November 2011

200-piece haul of Viking jewellery + coins dug up

A metal detecting enthusiast unearthed 'the find of a lifetime' when he discovered a Viking treasure hoard including 200 pieces of silver jewellery.

Darren Webster dug up a 1,000-year-old casket that also held coins, hacksilver and ingots while scouring at an undisclosed location on the border between Cumbria and North Lancashire.
Experts at the British Museum in London say the find is of 'national significance'.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2054158/Viking-treasure-haul-Cumbria-metal-detector.html#ixzz1bzP6layT

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