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Pic: GintarasBeimavicius/DiggingHistoryUK/BNPS<br />
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Pictured: The brooch.<br />
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An exquisite gold brooch thought to have been lost by a medieval lord in a sword fight has been discovered 800 years later by a metal detectorist.<br />
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Gintaras Beimavicius unearthed the 13th century jewel, which is worth over £10,000, during a search of a harvested pea field.