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Article|Clasp of astonishment: Amateur treasure hunter finds tiny 14th century heart-shaped gold brooch worth £25,000 in farmer’s field

Published by Daily Mail, written by Nick Enoch, Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Shaped like a heart – and with two hands clasped together in decorative sleeves at its base – this piece of jewellery may be tiny but it was to prove an enormous find for one lucky metal detector enthusiast.

Stan Cooper, 60, unearthed the 2.5cm gold brooch beneath the soil in a farmer’s field near Sandbach, Cheshire – and was initially unaware of its true provenance.

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