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Rise of the detectorists: how to hunt for treasure

Last year was a record-breaking one for finding relics in Britain. It’s easy to get involved – just don’t expect to strike it rich Tom Lucking lived up to his name in December 2014 when he and a fellow metal-detector enthusiast unearthed a hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure in a field near Diss in Norfolk. The treasure, the highlight of which was a spectacular gold pendant, proved to be worth £145,000, which Lucking, his co-discoverer Stuart Isaacs and the owner of the land where the find was made will share.
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