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11:14 pm
Sun April 15, 2012

Treasure Or Trash? Digging Up History

Just a small selection of the Roman coins found by Dave Crisp in a field near Frome, Somerset.
Photograph: British Museum/PA

You may encounter them looking down, listening to their headphones. No, they're not listening to an iPod...they're attuned to their metal detectors, attempting to find buried treasure. 

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