A couple in California have literally struck gold as they were out walking their dogs one day. They discovered a pot of coins buried next to a tree in their garden.

California couple uncover 'pot of gold' coins worth millions in garden - Metro News

Nearly all of the 1,427 coins, dating from 1847 to 1894, are in un-circulated, mint condition, said David Hall, co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service of Santa Ana.


Four of 1,427 Gold-Rush era coins (Picture: AP Photo/Reed Saxon)