2008 – Treasure hunter finds £25K Anglo Saxon gold cross

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/treasure-hunter-finds-25k-anglo-324515

A metal detectorist trudging through a muddy field was amazed when he discovered a pure gold cross dating from the 7th century – and worth at least £25,000.

See also: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/leicestershire/7574992.stm

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