Exploring the backyard to a new house is like a mini adventure in itself. You never truly know what you are going to discover buried just under a thin layer of dirt behind the old wooden shed near the back fence. Some people go on to discover millions of dollars, while other people discover items of a far more sinister nature, including dead bodies and murder weapons. Fossils have even been found, buried deep underneath the foundation. All in all, people find some truly impressive, yet quite odd, items in their backyards. Here are ten of the most unusual things discovered.
$10 Million In Gold Coins
One couple from Sierra Nevada, California, were not expecting to become rich overnight. The two adults experienced what treasure hunters can only dream of, as their dog found a rusty canister poking out of the ground. Within said canister were well-preserved gold coins, with an estimated value of $10 million worth.
Amateur historian Stephen Davis, of England, was researching his own house when he came across a reference for an ancient stone used as a burial plot from the Bronze Age. With his curiosity rising, Davis began to dig, and soon discovered said stone within his backyard.