Lost Gold of the Dark Ages

National Geographic
Lost Gold of the Dark Ages

Synopsis

It's a treasure hunter's dream come true. Buried gold worth millions, found just inches below the surface. In the past 30 years, three million-dollar treasure hoards were discovered: The Staffordshire hoard and Hoxne hoard in England, and the Saddle Ridge hoard in California. Each was found completely by accident, and changed the lives of the finders forever. Now, experts examine the precious treasures and try to piece together the mysterious and fascinating stories behind them.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: Treasure Hoard

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    Nothing like this has ever been found in Britain before. More than three thousand pieces of bejeweled gold and silver almost fifteen hundred years old, buried, lost then forgotten.

  • Saxon Gold: Finding The Hoard

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    For the first time ever, see the full magnificent hoard of Saxon treasure unearthed in Staffordshire in 2009. What does it reveal about our past?

  • Buried Gold: Treasure Hoard

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    Experts examine the stories and precious treasures of the Staffordshire, Hoxne and Saddle Ridge hoards: 3 priceless discoveries that changed the lives of their finders forever. RATING: AA