Couple’s shock as they discover garden trough used for planting flowers is 2,000-year-old Roman coffin worth £100,000

A garden trough used as a flower planter for 30 years has been identified as rare 2,000-year-old marble coffin worth over £100,000. 
The unsuspecting couple from Northumberland inherited the 6ft 9in long sarcophagus from the previous owners of their house, who left it behind in 1982. 
The retired pair only realised its worth when they learned of a similar ornament on sale at an auction house.

More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270082/Couples-shock-discover-garden-trough-used-planting-flowers-2-000-year-old-Roman-coffin-worth-100-000.html#ixzz2JrIIVfvx 

Couple’s shock as they discover garden trough used for planting flowers is 2,000-year-old Roman coffin worth £100,000

A garden trough used as a flower planter for 30 years has been identified as rare 2,000-year-old marble coffin worth over £100,000. 

The unsuspecting couple from Northumberland inherited the 6ft 9in long sarcophagus from the previous owners of their house, who left it behind in 1982. 

The retired pair only realised its worth when they learned of a similar ornament on sale at an auction house.



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More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270082/Couples-shock-discover-garden-trough-used-planting-flowers-2-000-year-old-Roman-coffin-worth-100-000.html#ixzz2JrIIVfvx 

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