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Sunday, 8 April 2012

Just what the doctor hoarded!


As he explored his own back garden, a scrap of pottery protruding from the dirt caught Dr Owen Johnson's eye.
When the hospital worker tried to dig it out, it cracked open - spilling out a stream of gold and silver coins 'like a slot machine'.
Dr Johnson, 53, was inspecting a hole dug by builders at his home, in the village of High Ackworth, near Pontefract, West Yorkshire.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2121610/Just-doctor-hoarded-Medic-finds-Civil-War-coins-worth-51-000-buried-garden--hands-museum.html#ixzz1rOqOA7xL

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