A Lucky Locket

November 19th, 2010

Call it beginner’s luck, but a four-year-old kid found a 16th-century gold pendant the other day. It was his first time using a metal detector. The religious locket is decorated with images of the Virgin Mary and the five wounds of Christ. If it is sold, the boy will split the proceeds (its value is estimated at 2.5-million pounds) with the landowner. Not bad for a day’s work!

3 comments so far

  1. Jim Says:

    I do not believe this is the Virgin Mary, but Christ in his robes carrying the cross. Jim

  2. David Says:

    I Agree

  3. cerey runyon Says:

    Wonderful! I have been metal detecting for over thirty years and have found amazing pieces(nothing that comes close to this). This is truly awesome!

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