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Gold coil shaped bracelets found in County Donegal, Ireland

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Norman Witherow is a farmer in County Donegal, Ireland.  He made an astonishing discovery of four coil-shaped solid gold bracelets and they are believed to date back to the Bronze Age (2500-500 BC) or even older according to National Museum of Ireland.
The items were buried two feet deep, hidden under a rock, which protected them and was covered with clay.
Their likely use was that of jewelry, but could also have been some form of currency.  Research is currently in progress to uncover more information about them and so far there are no items exactly the same as these found.
It is expected that this golden treasure will be on display at the National Museum of Ireland soon.

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1000-year-old unique medieval treasure.

Mr. Peter Fergus, from Devon discovered this unique artefact, which was officially declared a treasure.

Dating between the sixth and 11th centuries, nothing alike has been found before.
Decribed as a very small lid of a gilded silver box with dimentions of 30mm (1.2") long, 15mm (0.6") wide, 8mm (0.3") high and weighs 11.29g (0.4oz).
Experts believe boxes like these were used to protect physical remains of religious figures or saints, such as bones, pieces of
clothing, or other objects like a piece of a holy cross.

The item was unearthed around nine inches (23cm) in the ground on farmland at nearby Wembury.


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