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Man Finds $156,000 In Roman Gold Coins On First Time Using Metal Detector

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Some people spend a lifetime trying to amass a fortune through hard work and guile. For one British man, it took only 20 minutes in a field with a metal detector — the first 20 minutes he had ever used such a machine.

According to the St. Albans & Harpenden Review, Wesley Carrington took his newly bought metal detector out into a field near St. Albans in Hertfordshire, England, last October. After finding a spoon and then a half penny, Carrington’s machine beeped a third time, and he dug seven inches down to uncover a coin that was gold in color with a Roman figure on it.

As it turns out, the gold coloring was actually gold, the coin was an ancient Roman solidus, and there were 158 more buried with it, a hoard with an estimated worth of 100,000 pounds sterling, or $156,000, according to The Daily Mail.

Carrington found 55 of the coins that first night, stopping only because it got too dark outside to continue. A group of experts later returned to discover 104 more coins at the site. All in all, the hoard is believed to be one of the largest collections of Roman gold coins ever found in England, according to the BBC. St. Albans District Councillor Mike Wakely hailed it as “an exciting find of national significance,” the outlet reports.

The statistical likelihood of finding a hoard of such import with so little effort is difficult to calculate, much less grasp.

“I’ve been in the job for ten years and it is certainly the most spectacular find,” Julian Watters, the finds liaison officer for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, told The Daily Mail. “Just to put it in context, I had only previously seen four Roman gold coins out of 50,000 finds,” explained Watters, who helped excavate the remaining coins.

Carrington told the St. Albans & Harpenden Review that he did nothing to prepare for his treasure hunt besides watching a few YouTube videos about using a metal detector, and that he chose his location by driving to “the closest area of woodland to where I live.”

Even his metal detector was a beginner’s tool. According to The Daily Mail, Carrington chose his Garrett Ace 150 detector because it was the most basic model at the shop closest to him, in Berkhampstead. A online vendor of metal detectors described the Garrett Ace 150 as “the ideal metal detector for parent-child expeditions or for adults interested in exploring a potential hobby.”

The find was so unlikely that Carrington himself did not initially realize what he had. Days after his discovery, he took a coin back to the Berkhampstead shop and asked what he should do with it, the Daily Express reports. Owner David Sewell recalled being “gobsmacked” by the discovery. “He came to see us and we looked at it and thought: ‘Is this a stunt?'” he said.

Sewell referred Carrington to the local history museum, which organized the larger excavation of the area.

One element of Carrington’s first-time success shouldn’t be a complete surprise: the location. According to the Associated Press, St. Albans lies in an area rich with Roman historical artifacts. The town “boasts a Roman theater and ruins of ancient walls,” and is home to a museum devoted to documenting “everyday life in Roman Britain,” AP notes.

According to The Daily Mail, the coins will now be sent to the British Museum for an official appraisal, after which they will go to auction. Carrington must split the proceeds with the owner of the land where the coins were unearthed.

In the meantime, he has joined a metal detecting club and will continue his treasure hunting in the fields of Hertfordshire. Unfortunately, Carrington says that he hasn’t found anything since October. They don’t call it beginner’s luck for nothing.

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Shocking! 6 Months Old Baby Raped By 3 Guys

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Shocking!!! 6 Months Old Baby Raped By 3 Guys

A Twitter user @mskhaddie has shared that she saw a 6 months old baby who was reportedly raped by 3 guys while she was in the hospital with her colleague who took her son to the hospital.

See her narration below:

My colleague took her son to the hospital yesterday, while she was waiting to see the doctor, a 6months old baby was rushed to the hospital. 3guys raped her.
So many evil people in this world.

She will take her son to the hospital tomorrow for another checkup…I will ask her for an update.

Parents don’t leave your children with anybody, don’t trust anybody with your children. Not uncles or aunties and certainly not your neighbours.

Her tweet below:

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Nigerian Parents Arrested After Teen Son Dies During Religious Fast

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A Nigerian couple have been arrested in the US after their 15-year-old son reportedly died during a 40-day religious fast.

Kehinde Omosebi, 49, and Titilayo Omosebi, 48, of Reedsburg, were on Tuesday charged with child neglect causing death and child neglect causing great bodily harm.

The father was said to have walked to the Reedburg police station on Sunday, to report his son had died on Friday, Chief Timothy Becker said.

Investigators who went to the Omosebi home reportedly had to force their way in, as the doors was padlocked on the inside. No food was discovered in the home. They found the “extremely emaciated and deceased” teenager, and also found a gaunt 11-year-old child, along with his mother, Titilayo, who was also undernourished, according to the report.

The father, Kehinde, told authorities that the family began fasting on July 19, and that he was a “religious minister affiliated with Cornerstone Reformation Ministries,” which is believed by police to have been made up.

The mother and 11-year-old were transported to a hospital. The mother reportedly refused medical treatment due to religious reasons, and was taken to the Sauk County Jail.

The child remains in protective custody at Children’s Hospital in Madison, while, according to Becker, the parents are eating while in jail.

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This Illuminati Conspiracy Theory Of Celebrities With Black Eyes Will Shock You..

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A bizarre conspiracy theory has emerged suggesting that celebrities seen sporting a black left eye are part of the Illuminati. Former US President George W. Bush, along with the Pope, Prince Philip and Prince Andrew, have all also been photographed with black eyes.

According to some conspiracy theorists, the black left eye is part of a cult or ‘Illuminati’ high-level initiation ritual during which the pledger is said to be forced to ‘eat pain’ in a quest to become more powerful.

Author and internet radio show host Sherry Shriner –  who wrote the book Interview With The Devil, in which she claimed to converse with Lucifer – has spoken of the link between these black eyes and ‘soul scalping’.

According to Shriner, government leaders, people on TV with their own shows and hundreds of popular entertainers have sold their souls to Satan.

‘You cannot be on TV now, without signing on the dotted line. The bizarre recurrence of facial bruises on Illuminati politicians and entertainers has resulted in speculation that their souls have been replaced in a satanic ritual called “soul scalping”,’ she said.

Shriner, who died earlier this year, believed all the powerful people in the world have been soul scalped.

She said that this can one done in a number of ritualistic ways, all of which result in a ‘possession’, whereby the human soul is removed and the body taken over by the demonic entity.

In conspiracy circles, this process is also known as a ‘walk-in’. Some people believe the blackened eye is a result of soul scalping.

Meanwhile, celebrities have come up with various explanations for how they got their black eyes over the years.

The Pope was said to have hit his eye when riding through the streets of Cartagena, Columbia in the ‘Pope-mobile’ last year.

Several news reports stated that he had made a joke about the injury, saying that he’d been punched.

Conspiracy theorists have pointed out that even members of the royal family have been spotted with black eyes over the years.

Some researchers suggest a link between the bearers of black eyes to the worship of the Egyptian sun god Horus, whose left eye was black and represented the moon and whose right eye was white and represented the sun.

Culled from Daily Mail

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