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Manx Viking Treasure

There is a Manx law that obliges anyone who finds archaeological artefacts to report them to the Coroner of Inquests. In the past, this has resulted in a law suit against two men who failed to disclose the objects they found (see The Guardian). This year, it has resulted in the declaration of a new national treasure. Metal detector enthusiast Kath Giles did take the artefacts she found to the local authorities. And they are special indeed:

The hoard consists of a gold arm-ring, a massive silver brooch, at least one silver armband, and other associated finds that date from around AD 950.

Heritage Daily, February 2021

The best and detailed explanation of the treasure (including a video) is available on the Manx National Heritage site:

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