The moorlands are attractive for treasure hunters. Two hunters were lucky enough to discover ancient gold jewelry worth millions

The moorlands are attractive for treasure hunters. Two hunters were lucky enough to discover ancient gold jewelry worth millions

KAMI recognizes the value of the past in the present or future endeavors. By exposing discoveries about the past, we hope that mankind recognizes its rich heritage and act accordingly for the future to benefit from.

These two friends thought they were merely rekindling an old hobby, as advised. Little did they know that their lives will be changed forever.

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Photo credit: Aol.co.uk

In what could only be tagged as a 'lucky haul,' two friends - Mark Hambleton and Joe Kania - decided to revisit an old hobby, metal detecting.

As reported by BBC, Mark, the initiator of the activity, had been about to give up when his friend "pulled this big torc out of his pocket."

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Leekfrith torc Photo credit: Aol.co.uk

And the rest is history.

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Leekfrith torcs and bracelet Photo credit: Aol.co.uk

Now, four torcs, three necklaces, and one bracelet, all classified as the 'oldest Iron Age gold' found in Britain were resting at the Portable Antiquities Scheme, which is administered by Birmingham Museums.

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Leekfrith torcs and Leekfrith bracelet Photo credit: Aol.co.uk

They were approximately 2,500 years old and is now known as the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs and Leekfrith bracelet respectively.

Just like these jewelries, KAMI found yet another treasure on the street. Watch this!

Source: Kami.com.ph

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