When you accidentally find some treasure, the first thing you would do is to find the history of its existence.
While exploring the backyard can be very exciting and a curious activity, what if you find something that is totally unexpected? Here are different things that people have found in their backyards, which can totally shock you once you read about them.
From finding a whole Ferrari to discovering coins that were worth 10 million, people have also found some of the most important and precious things that one could not even imagine of finding.
Check out the list of things that people have found in their backyard accidentally.
A Buried Ferrari!
Two kids were playing in the backyard and they decided to dig the backyard. When they started, they did not realize that something big was in store for them! They found a Dino 246 GTS Ferrari! On investigation, it was discovered that the car was a stolen one that was buried in the yard by the thieves.
$10 Million In Coins!
A couple found $10 million in coins in their backyard. On a fine day, while walking their dog, the couple saw the top of a rusty canister poking out of the ground. On closer inspection, they dug up the area only to find 8 cans that contained 1427 coins, the value of which was estimated to be around $27,980! The couple decided to remain anonymous, fearing treasure hunters would rip up their land!
A Bomb Shelter Found Stocked And Intact
A couple in Woodland Hills, California, were not aware of a special feature in their backyard. They believed it was just a hole in the ground, but the hole turned out to be a bomb shelter! The shelter was perfectly preserved. It had aluminium foil, tissues, sleeping pills, different cans of "multi-purpose" food and eroding cans of coffee.
The "Cursed Money" That Killed This Man!
A man named 'Wayne Sabaj' was unemployed and while picking up broccoli from his backyard, he found $150,000 stashed in a nylon bag! He handed the bag to the police thinking it to be a case of robbery. After a few days, his 80-year-old neighbour claimed that it was her money and she wanted to get rid of it, as it was said to be "cursed" and hence had thrown it in his backyard. Since she did not want it back, the money would go to Wayne; however, it was found that he died (under shocking circumstances) 10 days before the money was awarded to him.
A 1000-Year-Old Native American Remains!
A homeowner was trying to dig a pond in his backyard for a landscaping project when the remains of human bones was found by him. On investigation, it was revealed that the bones were not of a recent murder, but of a 1000-year-old native American!
This Treasure Trove Had Over 200 Rings & 650-Year-Old Jewels
A guy from the Austrian city of Wiener Neustadt found a treasure trove in his backyard that consisted of more than 200 rings, brooches, and ornate belt buckles, which were known to be 650 years old. It also had gold-plated silver plates and other pieces or fragments of jewels encrusted with pearls, fossilized coral and other ornaments as well. He handed over the jewels to the Austrian Federal Monument Agency.
World War II Bombs Found
Homes in a particular area of Orlando have reported of discovering live bombs from the World War II in their backyards, as this area was once a World War II bombing region. So, people living in this area need to do a thorough check before they dig up into a live bomb!