Every so often you hear about a lucky person discovering a rare artifact that makes them instantly rich. Sure, it may seem like the plot of a fairy tale, but these things can—and do—happen. Just take what happened to one man from Bridport, England.
Mike Smale had been exploring some farmland with his friends from the Southern Detectorists Club when he stumbled upon something completely unexpected. His discovery was so unusual—and ancient—that it stopped the men dead in their tracks… and made them instant millionaires.