In 1869 Two Miners Set Out In Search Of Gold – And They Made A Record-Breaking Discovery

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It’s February 1869, and two Cornish prospectors are digging in the gold fields of Victoria, Australia. Then, out of the blue, one of the men makes a discovery so unexpected that neither of them would have believed their luck. In fact, what the pair unearthed was to leave an indelible mark on history to this day.

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