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Saturday, 19 May 2012
3 Year Old Finds £2.5 Million In Gold With Metal Detector - Archive
A three-year-old boy using a metal detector for the first time has unearthed a gold pendant estimated to be worth over £2.5m.
James Hyatt made the discovery while out with his father and grandfather in Hockley, Essex.
He had only been scanning the soil for a matter of minutes when it started beeping.
The trio, from Billericay, started digging and just eight inches deep, they saw a glint and found what they now know to be a 500-year-old gold pendant.
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