Rare Ancient Greek gold crown was kept for decades in box of newspapers under bed
By GCRU Gold News on Wednesday, June 8 2016, 00:50 - Permalink
An incredibly rare gold crown believed to be more than 2,000 years old has been discovered under a bed in a Somerset cottage.
The delicate Greek myrtle wreath, which is thought to date to 300BC, was found in a tatty cardboard box in the modest Taunton property.
Its elderly owner, who wants to remain anonymous, was stunned when he found it.
Needless to say his shock gauge went through the roof when an auctioneer then told him the valuable artefact it is worth at least £100,000.