Greek Gold Oak Wreath from the Dardanelles, century BC This naturalistic wreath of oak-leaves and acorns is supported on two golden branches that are now reinforced by a modern copper core. At the back the branches end in obliquely cut.
rare Greek crown Its elderly owner, who wants to remain anonymous, was stunned when he found it. Needless to say his shock gauge went through the roof when an auctioneer then told him the valuable artefact it is worth at least
An elderly British man made a shocking discovery under his bed. In a cardboard box inherited from his grandfather, he found a Greek crown made of pure gold. Experts determined it to be an authentic myrtle wreath crown and dated it to 300 BC.