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Roman coin 'time forgot' unearths £10,000 treasure for retired officer

30 years on and a metal 'detective' now on the trail of a small fortune at auction.

Under the hammer: Roman coin with a guide price of £10,000

Under the hammer: Roman coin with a guide price of 10,000

Date - 13th June 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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A retired neighbourhood bobby who dug up a Roman coin at the start of his police career 30 years ago and “thought nothing of it” has now discovered his find is worth a million coppers. Twice-commended PC Tom Thomas is sitting on an...
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