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Pictured: The brooch, left, alongside the equally rare silver annular brooch with sword pin (c 12-1400) David also recently uncovered. <br />
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A metal detectorist has found a tiny gold brooch which belonged to a medieval nobleman and could sell for £100,000.<br />
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David Edwards, an architectural technician, was searching farmland near his home in Cardigan, West Wales, when his detector picked up a strong signal.<br />
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The 24 carat gold object, which is less than an inch wide and weighs just 4g, has been described by experts as 'one of a kind'.<br />
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It is thought the artefact, known as an annular turreted brooch, dates from the 13th century and belonged to a high-status noble like a duke or an earl.