The treasure is believed to have belonged to a rich Viking who buried it during the unrest following the conquest of the Viking kingdom of Northumbria in 927 by the Anglo-Saxon king Athelstan. It is believed he was unable to go back to the hoard, possibly as a result of turbulence during the period.
Kruger Millions - Wikipedia The Kruger Millions is a hoard of gold reputed to have been hidden in South Africa by or on behalf of President Paul Kruger to avoid it being captured by the British during the Boer war. According to myth, about two million pounds in buried gold and diamonds lie hidden in the Blyde River area ...
A pendant of amethyst and enamelled gold in the form of a grapevine. Seven amethysts, carved and polished to represent bunches of ‘black’ grapes, hang from tiered sprigs of recurving wire and a short length of chain. Part of the Cheapside Hoard, late 16th-early 17th century.
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