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FIRST-TIME METAL DETECTORISTS UNCOVER ROMAN COIN HOARD
Arthur Shippee forwarded this article about a Roman coin hoard discovered by a first-time metal detectorist in England. -EditorThree treasure hunters have unearthed 62 Roman coins which date back 1,700 years.
Adam Staples, Lisa Grace and her 14-year-old son, Tom Grace - out with his metal detector for the first time made the discovery on land near Stanton-by-Bridge.
The trio, from Derby, were scouring the soil when their equipment began to beep.
Mr Staples scooped up the earth and in his hands were the first of 62 ancient coins they would find over the next six days.
To read the complete article, see: Treasure hunters' delight at the discovery of Roman coins bounty (http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/news/Treasure-hunters
Wayne Homren, Editor
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