Artwork Gallery Movie Ranking: 4 / five
Tags: Finding, gold, hoard, Saxon
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Beautiful! Thanks for posting this.
Are you serious?. –> £3.285 million is a low-ball amount?? <3
Terry Herbert, the finder of the hoard, and Fred Johnson, the farmer on whose land the hoard was found, each received a half share of the £3.285 million raised by the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. A feud later ensued between the two men.
Anglo Saxons had the same Ethnic origin not different
many thanks for uploading also from germany.
They certainly make hesitate the next guy who finds something as if he should turn it in or sell it on the black market. Very bad policy.
Truly Awesome & Moving !
Get in mi bellllyyyy
Man, if I would of seen a guy wearing so much gold back in the days, I definitely want to rob him.
LOL same here
it keeps on stopping after 46 minutes. what the fuck
Very Nice Video… Thanks.
These guys get a skimp 2 million but a 3 year old finds one gold pendant in the UK of Anglo Saxon origin and gets 4 million. lawl
he look like santa claus
I’m surprised he turned it ALL over to authorities or a museum. I would have turned alot in but I also would have kept enough to live by XD.
sometimes it happens if you look it in full screen mode!
Look at the time and refresch the browser than skip to the time you watched!
or maybe it was a hoard that took theire gold and hide it before getting into populous region and get notice how many gold they was wearing and was affraid to get loot and or they got kill before getting the gold back or just forgot where it was ..
What are you talking about? What’s important is not just what is found, but how it is found, and what it is found with.
It will be hard to keep metel detecting after a find like this one.
In the old testament spoil was broken up to be devided. This could be one reason why it was found in this manner. It could have been broken up to split and hid real quick from another invading force. To me this would make more scense in a time where kings went out to battle all the time.
Paid by pennyweight?
fine; but the question is why, when even the “heathens” ( aka pagans or Saxons ) would have known these were valuable items, why just throw them away?
strange to me
I love these Jack@$% holding the gold with rubber gloves and taking three days to brush away the dirt from a piece of twisted gold in the ground. They should have just let the Metal Detector guy dig it up and then paid him what it was really worth. Typical bureaucrats.
I agree that the price was not arrived at in a fair manner. The museums that were qualified to be stewards of such a treasure should have been invited to bid for the whole hoard in an auction sale. Then its real worth would have been established.
The payout to the 2 men was an extreme low ball price from the Government. The Antiquities department should be ashamed of themselves. They robed these guys…
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