The history behind the relic

We often find barely recognizable relics when metal detecting. It is important “if you like relics that is” to bring all this rusty gold home with you. The reason for this is that you never know what you might find underneath all that rust.

Take for instance our latest hunt. I found this padlock that was really encrusted in rust. But the shape  of the relic and the location I found it in told me that it probably had some age to it.

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