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Pictured: The story appears in December's Treasure Hunting magazine<br />
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A metal detectorist has stumbled upon a tiny gold book which belonged to medieval royalty and could sell for hundreds of thousands.<br />
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Buffy Bailey was visiting York with husband Ian and their dog when her detector picked up a signal above a farmland footpath.<br />
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The nurse from Lancaster stooped down and began digging, expecting to find little more than a sheep's ear tag or pull-ring.