Saturday, September 24, 2011

Amateur With Metal Detector Finds Gold Hoard

 Amateur With Metal Detector Finds Gold Hoard - video and article below

One of the most exhilarating experiences in life is to discover a precious object, especially when it comes to an astonishing discovery so impressive that he causes others to be jealous. The bug can get the treasure the beginning of life with one in four feet of digging in his garden and can stay with someone until old age, as he becomes a prospector panning for gold along a gray stream distance.

Most treasure hunts, of course, failure and disappointment. But some dreamers with the right combination of persistence and luck come across monumental discoveries that take a life of their own mythology and are discussed for years to come.

There is no doubt that metal detectors passionate lover of Herbert Terry falls into this category.

As reported Thursday by The Associated Press, Herbert was to explore an English farm in July when he discovered a treasure massive Anglo-Saxon gold and silver sword decorations and other military objects dating from the 7th century . The discovery of at least 1345 points, some inlaid with precious stones, is considered the largest of its kind from that time and has excited the archaeologists in Britain.

Herbert and the landowner are not identified some of the enriched product they will collect when the treasure was sold to museums. His countrymen do not share the financial benefits, but they will be culturally enriched by the planned public display of dazzling objects.

Herbert, who spent five days before the discovery of the treasure of professional archaeologists took over, told the AP: "Imagine you are at home and someone keeps putting money through your mailbox that was what it was. I was going to bed in my sleep and I could see gold objects. "

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