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Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Amateur treasure hunter finds tiny 14th century gold brooch worth £25,000 in farmer's field Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2138354/Amateur-treasure-hunter-finds-tiny-14th-century-gold-brooch-worth-25-000-farmers-field

A metal detector enthusiast who found a tiny gold brooch is celebrating after it was identified as a medieval piece of jewellery worth an astonishing £25,000. The beautiful adornment, which is about the size of a pound coin, was unearthed by Stan Cooper just beneath the soil in a farmer’s field. Mr Cooper, 60, was not sure what it was at first because it was covered in dirt, but after it was cleaned, he realised it was gold. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2138354/Amateur-treasure-hunter-finds-tiny-14th-century-gold-brooch-worth-25-000-farmers-field.html#ixzz1tic80xeJ

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