He found a $17 grain of gold while using a metal detector in the field and earned millions of won.

A piece of gold was found in the field. / CNN

In England, a man searched a field with a metal detector and found a piece of gold weighing 64.8 grams (about 17 won).

According to CNN's 21 (local time) report, the Mullock Jones auction house announced today that it intends to auction off a piece of gold that was recently discovered by a man named Richard Brock in Shropshire, England.

The price of the 17 gold coins is around 5 million won, but the auction house estimates the value of this gold nugget, nicknamed “Hiro's Nugget”, to be between 30,000 and 40,000 pounds (about 50-67 million won). He said it would. it's possible.

Due to scarcity. CNN reports that the piece of gold found this time is considered the largest ever found in England.

According to the auction house, Brock hunted for treasures with a metal detector. Brock's metal detector broke in May last year and he had to replace it with an old one, but he found the gold nugget just five minutes after he started searching.

However, the reason why pieces of gold were found in that area is not known.

The auction house said: “There are various possibilities (as to the source of the gold nugget),” noting that there were old roads and railways in the area, and that part of it sank into the sea in prehistoric times.

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