Pictured: The £350,000 Iron Age neckband discovered by one man and his metal detector

2000 year old golden neckband

2000 year old golden neckband

For 40 years, Maurice Richardson has been braving all weathers to scour the countryside with his trusty metal detector, dreaming of buried treasure.

But he almost ignored an unpromising-sounding beep as he searched for debris from a wartime air crash while being pelted with rain.

However the 59-year-old is glad his curiosity got the better of him after his persistence in digging through more than two feet of Nottinghamshire mud yielded a stunning 2,000-year-old gold treasure.

You have to love a country that is full of history and has so much  to discover, for the ones who live for the search!
To read the full story of this discovery please Visit: Turner’s Treasure Team Inc. www.turnerstreasureteam.com  and click on the ”Famous Discoveries” tab. 





~ by losttreasure on November 21, 2008.

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