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Financial rewards for treasure trove discoveries

Mon, 21 Apr 2014

People who found buried treasure on the Isle of Man will be financially rewarded.

Three finds have been given Treasure Trove status after they were unearthed by people with metal detectors.

They included a gold ring and silver seal matrix which dates back to 1315 AD, silver coins from 1320 AD and a Viking age gold ingot from 1000AD.

The coroner has entrusted the items into the care of Manx National Heritage which will carry out further research and reward the finders:

Allison Fox is a curator at MNH she says the items were discovered over the last two years:


  • Alison Fox


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