Have you gotten your metal detector yet?
Originally Posted by Tyburn
thats quite close to me...I live in North Yorkshire
One of the UK's largest hauls of Iron Age gold coins has been declared treasure at an inquest in Suffolk.
The 840 handmade coins, called staters, were unearthed in a field near Wickham Market, Suffolk, in March last year.
After Michael Dark made the discovery with his metal detector, archaeologists found more coins, which are now at the British Museum in London.
Experts believe they were produced by predecessors of the Iceni queen Boudicca and date from 40BC to AD15.
It is the largest haul of coins to be discovered in 150 years and could be worth up to £500,000.
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