Rare fish-shaped artefact unearthed

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A fisherman who turned his hand to treasure hunting landed a rare golden fish on one of his first forays with a metal detector.

A treasure inquest heard that Barry Shannon, from Ardglass in Co Down, unearthed the decorative 7th century Anglo Saxon artefact in a relative's field only four days after taking up the new hobby.