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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Mar 28, 2014

The biggest question about the Saddle Ridge Hoard (1,427 gold coins shallowly buried in seven metal cans) is, Why did the finders publicize their find? 

Was that a stupid move, or a smart one? 

This show explains the reasoning behind the public announcement, and it also discusses a few theories on how the coins got there in the first place.

For some informative articles on treasure hunting, and a nice ad for my book The Metal Detecting Manual, visit  And if you buy my book and would like it autographed, just let me know when you order.