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Amateur Archaeologist And 13-Year-Old Student Discover Trove Tied To Danish King

The duo uncovered thousand-year-old silver coins, pearls, rings and a hammer in northern Germany. They include coins from the reign of Harald Bluetooth of Denmark — possibly from his own trove.
Tenth-century silver items are pictured on a table in Schaprode, northern Germany, on Friday. A 13-year-old boy and a hobby archaeologist have unearthed a "significant" trove in Germany which may have belonged to the legendary Danish King Harald Bluetooth. Source: Stefan Sauer

An amateur archaeologist and a 13-year-old student have uncovered a stash of thousand-year-old coins, rings and pearls on an island in the Baltic Sea in northern Germany, including items that might be tied to Harald Bluetooth, the famous king who united Denmark.

René Schön and student Luca Malaschnitschenko were searching northern Rügen island.

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