Man Unearthed 2000-Year-Old Rare Romanian Coins In A Farm Field That Is Worth Up To 13 Million


If you found something that is worth $267,000 what would you do? Like this lucky man who discovered coins that he never imagined that would cost that kind of value with the help of his trusty treasure finder tool called metal detector, he found a hoard of 2,000-year-old roman coins.

A 35-year-old man, Mike Smale, found the hoard of 600 rare denarii in a farmer's field in Bridport while hunting with his pals from the Southern Detectorists club.


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A single coin can sell for up to 61,000.php - with the fisherman left gobsmacked when he uncovered one pristine coin after another dating back to 23BC.

The hoard of coins he found in the field will be handed over to the corner for valuation and after that, it is likely to be sold to a museum with a deal that the profits will be split between the farmer and Mike.

The astonishing find unfolded when Mike's detector started beeping manically and he began to look a little deeper.


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The area was sectioned off, with theories that there was once a pot of coins there that had been hit by a plow and spread across the area.

The event was organized by Sean Macdonald, 47, who admits he would have paid "good money" just to witness the find.

He added" "Bridport is a cracking area anyway, it's very rich in history, but a find like this is unprecedented.

"I've never seen a hoard of this size before. We found one in Somerset last year but there were just 180, and they weren't of the same caliber.

"I personally think a find of this size and variety will never be found again."


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An expert who has examined the photos of the coins some feature Gods, and were issued by the Roman Republic in the centuries before the birth of Christ.

Coin expert said: "Others, which feature a distinctive galley - a type of Roman vessel - were minted by Mark Anthony while he was allied with his lover a Cleopatra in Egypt, between the Autumn of 32 BC to the spring of 31.

"Coins finds such as this are fascinating, and are incredibly important in shedding light on the history of Roman Britain."

Isn't that fascinating this shows that anything could be found underneath those soil it could be something like military weapons, mementos or even old swords from the past.

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Man Unearthed 2000-Year-Old Rare Romanian Coins In A Farm Field That Is Worth Up To 13 Million Man Unearthed 2000-Year-Old Rare Romanian Coins In A Farm Field That Is Worth Up To 13 Million Reviewed by Legit on December 23, 2017 Rating: 5

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