“It just shows what’s out there. Next time I might find a boat and go out into the middle”
Adam paid £17.50 for a magnet on the internet and tried his luck in Pittville Park, Cheltenham, Glos.
He added. “I didn’t expect to find treasure the first time, though. It just shows what’s out there. Next time I might find a boat and go out into the middle.”
This comes as divers unearthed the incredible 330-year-old remains of Britain’s richest shipwreck.
The merchant ship President was laden with a precious cargo of diamonds and pearls from India when she sank in February 1684.
Crew survived a miraculous battle with pirates and near starvation – but all-but-two died in a storm within sight of land at notorious Loe Bar, near Porthleven, Cornwall.