17th century coin hoard unearthed in Denmark

Wielding metal detectors, three amateur archaeologists have unearthed a significant find of 75 large silver coins dating back to the turn of the 17th century, along with fragments of a silver belt, near Orenæs, Falster, in southeastern Denmark.

Michael Märcher, a museum inspector and coin expert with the National Museum of Denmark, was impressed by the many coins. In total, they weighed two kilos.

17th century coin hoard unearthed in Denmark

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Bronze Age hoard found in Denmark

A hoard of four Bronze Age gold arm rings has been found by a couple of Danish metal detectorists.

The four gold rings are all different and have distinct wear marks. Which shows that they once sat on the arm of a Bronze Age man whose clothing has rubbed against the soft gold. This is the first time ever, to be found four of the so-called oath rings at once.

These are so-called eds-rings, dating from the Late Bronze Age around 800 BC.

The (slightly wonky) Google translation from the Danish:

Bronze Age hoard found in Denmark