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In 2014, amateur treasure hunter Derek McLennan was scouring a field in southwestern Scotland when he unearthed what appeared to be a bit of silver decorated with an Anglo-Saxon design.

“I went into shock, endorphins flooded my system and away I went stumbling towards my colleagues waving it in the air,” the retired businessman told BBC News at the time.

Read more on Smithsonian Magazine:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1000-years-grime-removed-during-conservation-rare-anglo-saxon-cross-shines-180976560/

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