Speaking of treasure finds, Philip Mernick saw this BBC story about a hoard found in France.
A French couple have found a hoard of gold coins worth at least 100,000 euros (£89,000; $140,000) in the cellar of their home in the town of Millau.
They were working on their drains when they dug up the 34 coins in a little clay pot, French media said.
The coins date from 1595 to the French Revolution, which began in 1789, said a local coin expert who evaluated them.
The most valuable is a double louis from 1640, during the reign of Louis XIII, worth 6,500 euros.
Under French law, the couple are allowed to keep the treasure because it was found on their own property, Mr Aigouy said.
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