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Everyday people who stumbled on extraordinary amounts of gold

Lovemoney Logo By Charlotte Irwin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 26: Gold hunting often conjures up images of adventurers sifting through gold pans or seeking huge gold nuggets in far-flung locations. But sometimes gold can be right under your nose – or, for one French couple, right in their back garden. Here is our list of some of the most unexpected and exciting gold discoveries of recent times.

Unexpected gold discoveries

Gold hunting often conjures up images of adventurers sifting through gold pans or seeking huge gold nuggets in far-flung locations. But sometimes gold can be right under your nose – or, for one French couple, right in their back garden. Here is our list of some of the most unexpected and exciting gold discoveries of recent times.

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