In the postings to the BRITARCH list in MARCH 2001 regarding
The finding of gold bars at Alderley Edge Cheshire, it was stated
That the site on the www was a hoax and that the gold bars
Were fake maybe made out of modelling clay.
The site is
I decided to check out the information given in the site was it true
Are the gold bars shown really gold or fakes.
I asked two companies to look at the site, are the bars gold or fake
The companies are Cookson PLC bullion dealers London UK
And Kitco corporation Gold Alloys Canada.
They stated that the weights and ratio of gold to weight and size of the
Is correct for the bars being gold alloy.
Are the gold alloys of modern production?
No the alloys stated are just under 18 carat gold and in the UK can only
Be hallmarked as 14 carat gold, therefore not modern commercial gold
Alloys for say jewelry making.
It states at the site that a Treasure Trove inquest was held into
The find of Bar No1 at Congleton Cheshire UK 1993….is this true.
On February 26 1993 there were two inquest held at congleton. The first was
The finding of silver coins in a field near congleton, the coins were
English Civil War
Value £100,000 .
The second inqust was the finding of a gold bar in Artists Lane Alderley, at
Were archeologists from the British Museum, Manchester University, and
Cheshire County Council the Landowners where the bar was found.
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