Having lost his ring in 2000 – two months after he had got married – a forester has been reunited with his wedding band after recruiting a metal detector group to help him clear the roads of spikes and nails.
As the coronation of Charles III looms, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks at the story behind Poland’s own crown jewels.
The 240 kilo replica was inspired by Raiders of the Lost Ark and has been built to include references to Pomerania.
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VIDEO: Discovered in Berlin along with a trove of other treasures, the Order established in 1705 by King Augustus II "The Strong", King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, disappeared following an audacious robbery in 2019.
Three men posing as water inspectors blagged their way into the home of former RAF tail gunner Jan Stangryciuk and his wife Jadwiga before making off with his medals, highly sentimental jewellery and thousands of pounds of cash.
National Tax Administration (KAS) officers in the northern Polish province of Kujawsko-Pomorskie have seized 10,000 counterfeit branded items worth PLN 10 million (EUR 2.09 million), a KAS spokesperson has told PAP.
The two amber rings, a bronze bowl, an iron knife in a leather holder and bronze buckles were found in the grave of a man who belonged to the Pomeranian elite who lived between the 11th and 12th century.
Discovered by archaeologists in the Stajnia cave in southern Poland in 2010, recent radiocarbon work has now dated it to around 41,500 years ago from when Homo sapiens were in Europe.
To mark the 60th anniversary of one of the most valuable hoards of treasure ever found in Europe, TFN’s Nick Westerby travelled to Toruń to find out more about the stash and where it came from.