10 Unbelievable coins discovered
In this video we will show you 10 unbelievable coins discovered that you never knew existed! Coins come in all shapes, sizes and are made from many types of materials. Who else dreams of uncovering a gold coin hoard? I know I do!
Some of the coins discovered
5. Alien Coin
If this coin can somehow prove life on another plane,t or that it was used by extra-terrestrials, it could worth more than all the coins in the world combined! Researchers have found many mysterious coins throughout the centuries, but this one has caused much intrigue among the extra terrestrial enthusiasts who’ve seen it. Definately sceptics are going to jump to conclusions right away, and call it a hoax, but just think, what if it’s not?
This coin was apparently discovered during a house renovation, in Egypt. One side of the coin has the head of what looks like some type of species of alien, while the backside of the coin seems to look like an alien spaceship hovering. The spooky inscription on the back of the coin has the Latin phrase, Opportunus Adest, which translates to 'it’s here in due time'.
4. Anglo Saxon Coin Discovery
What would you do if you can across some ancient coins that made you a millionaire in the process? you would definitely reconsider the next time you think about making fun of someone with a metal detector. A man named Paul Coleman, an amateur treasure hunter stumbled upon a remarkable discovery in the town of Buckinghamshire, in 2015. This lucky individual collected an unbelievable 5000 silver coins, yes 5000! they were made sometime between 978 AD-1035 AD during the rule of King Canute.
The coins were found about 2 feet under the soil and were in mint condition. This hoard is one of the largest Anglo Saxon coin discoveries in history. The coin hoard brought him a serious payday of 1 million pounds or around 1.2 million dollars. If this unemployed British man can do it, so can you! It’s not that much compared to the other coins on this list.
3. To mares Coin Discovery
A group of construction workers laying pipes in a park in Spain came across a remarkable discovery. The stunned workers managed to unearth well over a half ton of Roman coins, dating back from the 3rd and 4th century AD, what a find!. They were literally thousands of unused bronze and silver coated coins, Archaeologists believe they were used to pay civil servants and soldiers.
Who knew laying pipes during your mundane job could be so rewarding! It’s believed that they were minted just prior to being stored in the amphora. The massive hoard of coins were closely studied, and seem to bear images of Constantine and Miamian, who were both emperors of Rome. Constantine united the warring halves of the Roman empire and declared his new capital to be Constantinople or present day Istanbul. These coins were issued across the Roman Empire and therefore, into Spain.
Now these coins are getting ridiculously expensive!
2. Gold Rush Coins
An extremely and I stress extremely lucky couple, hit the jackpot when they stumbled across a historic find on their property in 2013. Northern California was home to the gold rush, so much gold was uncovered at this time that someone obviously found the need to stash it. As they were walking their dog, they stumbled across 10 million dollars worth, of rare, mint-condition coins, buried next to a tree.
Each of the 1427 piece treasure dated from 1847 to 1894 was authenticated by the co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service of Santa Ana, David Hall. And they all check out as authentic! Some are so rare, that they could actually fetch a price of 1 million each! And you thought stumbling across a dollar bill made you lucky!
1. Jersey Iron Age Coins
This one deserves to be on our 10 unbelievable coins discovered list, here's why. A great deal of coins were uncovered on the Island of Jersey in 2012, and it may shock you This island in the English Channel, contains a great deal of French and English culture, but also contained an unbelievable treasure. After searching for this treasure for 30 years, two amateur treasure hunters found these coins! The coins shockingly date back to Iron Age.
Unsurprisingly these coins weren’t made of iron but were made out of silver, they are the largest haul of Celtic coins to have ever been found. Each coin in the video held in the guys hand is worth at least £200 pounds each!. This makes the total discovery worth, wait for it ... 10 million pounds or 12 million US dollars all together. I need to buy a metal detector! The coins were found 3 feet deep under the surface, a farmers hedge covered them. The coins were rammed packed in a clay chest and literally weighed a solid ton! It’s believed the coins were stashed here to keep the greedy Romans from plundering them during their blazing conquest of the British Isles.
These 10 unbelievable coins discovered are amazing! What do you think? Bit sceptical about the Alien one, but who knows?