Treasure trove: Metal detector man finds hoard of gold and silver coins in farmer's field
A PENSIONER has stumbled on a “once in a lifetime” hoard of treasure in a farmer’s field.
Cliff Massey, 86, was using a metal detector when he discovered a stash of 23 gold coins and 25 silver coins dating back more than 500 years.
He also made found a 15th-century gold ring with a blue sapphire.
Experts believe the treasure was buried in the ground around 1465 for safekeeping - but the items were never retrieved by their wealthy owner.
Each of the coins could be worth hundreds of pounds, according to experts Read More...