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"one of the qualitatively most significant discoveries of medieval treasure in Austria."
the finder was not interested in cashing in on the trove and was considering loaning the collection to one of Austria's museums.
Originally posted by NowanKenubi
But, isn't the idea of a loan to make a little cash?...
While he found the ornaments in 2007, Andreas K. did not report it to the memorials office until after rediscovering the dirt-encrusted objects in a basement box while packing up after selling his house two years ago, said Profil. The soil had dried and some had fallen off, revealing precious metal and jewels underneath.