Aug 16, 2006
A treasure hunter using a metal detector on private land in England found a rare gold coin, the Edward III double-florin coin minted in the mid-14th century. It auctioned for a record $841,800, the highest price ever paid for an English coin. The lucky finder split the money with the owners of the land.
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