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Monday, 11 June 2012

Sarah struck bronze with her jubilee find


TAKING her new metal detector out for the first time, Sarah Ingram unearthed more than she bargained for.

The 31-year-old jeweller, from St Helens Road, had not been looking long when she stumbled across an interesting-looking, but heavily corroded piece of metal.

An arduous search revealed it to be a commemorative medallion celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee issued more than 100 years ago.

She said: “To test out my new detector I took it to a bit of common ground up on The Ridge.

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