Recent content by OtakuDude

  1. Yorkshire couple find £250k gold hoard under their kitchen floor

    A lucky couple who found an incredible hoard of 264 gold coins buried under the floor of their home are set to sell it for £250,000. While metal detectorists can spend years searching for such a treasure trove, the unnamed couple were relaying their kitchen floor when they stumbled across a cup...
  2. Coinstar gave it up again

    It had been a while since I've been to Walmart so I decided to check out the Coinstar machine while I was there this past weekend. Luckily today was the day as the tray was just about overflowing with coins. Imagine my eyes when I saw all this silver (or silverish) just waiting for me. I didn't...
  3. Buried cash in home’s yard adds to mystery of ex-owner’s brothel

    The hidden treasure buried in one New Jersey lawn has revealed a home’s dark past. A Garden State couple unearthed about $1,000 in cash while excavating the backyard of their 1920s cottage this past weekend. More at the link...
  4. I Bought a HUGE PACKED Storage Unit! Should I Give It Back?

    Reminds me of a large mouth bass. Those kind of pics never enticed me to check out his videos
  5. Stolen/Found Neckless sold for $700,000 in 1913

    Over $19,000,000 it today's money. Seriously? Damn!
  6. Couple renovating a 115-year-old building discovered two 60-foot-long hidden murals

    What started out as a couple's renovation project to convert a historic building into a bar has turned into an effort to restore decades-old artwork in a small Washington town. Nick and Lisa Timm purchased the building in Okanogan, located about four hours east of Seattle, at the end of 2021...
  7. Found in a Candy Tin: One of the First Coins Struck in Colonial North America

    A silver coin minted in colonial Boston in 1652 has sold for $351,912. The one shilling coin is one of just 40 of its kind known to survive today, the Associated Press (AP) reports. “I am not surprised at the amount of interest this exceptional coin attracted,” says James Morton, a coin...
  8. Scuba-diver finds 900-year-old sword from the Crusades under Mediterranean Sea

    Nearly 1,000 years ago, a knight sailing to the Holy Land during The Crusades dropped his sword into the Mediterranean Sea. Almost a millennium later, a sharp-eyed scuba diver spotted the meter-long blade in a natural cove beneath the waves. That's the historic backdrop painted by Yaakov...
  9. Metal detectorist believes he has uncovered King John's 800-year-old lost treasure

    "Using equipment he has designed to pick up anomalies in the readings of magnetic fields, Raymond has received strong signals for high-value items. 'When I gained access, I isolated an area of high-value targets and it tested positive for elements of gold, silver, emeralds, sapphires and...
  10. Rare Video Game, Air Raid, Earns More Than $10,000 for Goodwill North Central Texas

    You never really know what you'll find at your local Goodwill. That's what Alex Juarez, an e-commerce item processor at Fort Worth-based Goodwill North Central Texas, discovered when he was sifting through a donation bin filled with old video games. In early June, he happened upon a...
  11. Riddle over 400yr old 'lovers' tiff': Treasure hunter finds 17th c. gold posy ring

    Robin Potter, 50, found ring in field near home in Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute Posy rings were given as tokens of love between the 16th and 18th centuries Ring found by Mr Potter is believed to have belonged to a girl or woman The engraving inside reads: 'Gife parted hearts in paine'...
  12. old parlor hanging lamp ... rescue

    Nice save! Are you thinking of restoring it?
  13. Colonial Relics, Mystery Pendant, and Bayonet(?)

    I don't think that's a bayonet either. A bayonet is a weapon designed for quick stabbing and removal in face-to-face combat thus they're usually perfectly straight with no protrusions. The tines on the side of that item could make removal from the target difficult if they were caught behind a...
  14. The New Detectorists - The rise in popularity of metal detecting

    Just a fascination. When I originally made this acct., I was more heavily into anime and manga than I am now. Currently the main part of my interest lies in Japanese rock groups such as Band Maid and Lovebites. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uds7g3M-4lQ" target="_blank">
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