9.6 C
Kuwait City
November 20, 2019
Gulflance
Home » Man unearths Dh471,000 haul of gold coins – News
Khaleejtimes

Man unearths Dh471,000 haul of gold coins – News

Source link


Some of the coins date back to the early 1500s.

While helping a friend find his wedding ring, a man stumbled upon 100,000 British pounds (Dh471,000 approx) worth of ancient gold coins in a farm in Northern Ireland.

Paul Raynard, 44, was on a holiday in Ballycastle and was hunting for his friend’s wedding ring when he found 84 500-year-old coins. Some of the coins date back to the early 1500s, when King Henry VIII was ruling.

Raynard, the father of two from Keighley in West Yorkshire, burst into tears and yelled at fellow detectorist Michael Gwynne: ‘This is the moment we dreamed of’!

“It was an amazing feeling – like checking your lottery numbers and realising you’ve hit the jackpot. I was shaking. I still can’t believe it now,’ Daily Mail quoted Raynard as saying. Both Raynard and Gwyne were on a holiday with a farmer friend when he asked them to help find his wedding ring which he had lost in the farm surrounding his home.

Although the men struck gold, they could still not find their friend’s lost wedding ring during their search.





Click here to read more news from @khaleejtimes

Related posts

Don’t use phone while crossing roads: Dubai Police – News

gulflance

3-day weekend sale at Sharjah Co-op Society begins – News

gulflance

Probe against Dubai businessman begins – News

gulflance

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Please spend a minute

Gulflance Poll

Which is worst social media?
Vote Now
close-link
Sign-up for exclusive content. Be up to date with Gulflance
Subscribe
Subscribe
close-image