treasure hunter stakes out hoard of roman coins
51-year-old Lawrence Egton observed the discovery in his car for three nights before the archaeologist arrived.
Mr. Egerton went out with his metal detector in East Devon when the machine went high. pitched beep.
He found two coins, both as large as thumbnails, so he began digging with a shovel.
\"I don\'t know how far the coin went down, so I immediately stopped and called my wife with my camera,\" he said . \".