Metal detector finds 7th century gold cross

A treasure hunter has found an Anglo Saxon gold cross dating to the 7th century on a farm in Nottinghamshire, England. The cross, set with red gemstones, might have originally held a relic, and is valued at UKĀ£25,000. (photo)

Experts believe that the cross may have been crafted from melted Merovingian French coins. Several of the gemstones and the relic are missing from the piece.