A St Patrick's Weekend Tale of The Discovery of a 2100 Year Old Golden Hoard

Sun, Mar 16, 2014 - 1:36pm

The Broighter Gold Hoard Discovery

Happy St Patrick's Weekend everybody.

AM The Broighter Gold Hoard Discovery

Here is an interesting story about some really old gold.


Argentus Maximus

The author posts daily commentary on the gold and silver markets in the TFMR forum: The Setup For The Big Trade. More information about the author & his work can be found here: RhythmNPrice.

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Gamble · Mar 16, 2014 - 1:42pm



pm_newbie · Mar 16, 2014 - 1:54pm


can't believe I'm "turd" 

AlienEyes · Mar 16, 2014 - 2:04pm


Interesting video..... and accent.

Silvergunn · Mar 16, 2014 - 2:08pm

1st First

smiley Thanks for the audio visual presentation am!!!

It did remind me of this hoard found in the US recently,


and here is some more info on what is being called Saddle Ridge Hoard, or Saddle Ridge Gold Coins...


I have also heard it might be subject for return to the original owner if it was a stolen hoard, the US Mint?

Happy St Patrick's Day argentus maximus !

sierra skier · Mar 16, 2014 - 2:21pm

I made Fifth

Oh boy, what a fun story about the discovery of a gold hoard.

Happy St. Patrick's Day all.

Swineflogger · Mar 16, 2014 - 2:52pm

Happy St. Paddy's Day

Question: What do you call an Irishman who likes to spend a lot of time outdoors?

Answer: Paddy O'Furniture

I'm going to enjoy some genuine Irish Pre-Teen (? What did he say? = Jameson's 12 year!)

arch stanton · Mar 16, 2014 - 3:15pm

thanks argentus

Always enjoy your postings and your thread. Regarding the saddle ridge discovery, what kind of moron would go public with that. He'll probably end up with nothing.

· Mar 16, 2014 - 3:18pm

@arch stanton When they sell

@arch stanton

When they sell their golden hoard for dollars, they'll be well on their way. He he

Mr. Fix · Mar 16, 2014 - 3:41pm

A TFMR main idea:

The Failure of Keynesianism

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/16/2014 - 13:13

From a strictly empirical perspective, the Keynesian theory is a disaster. Positivism wise, it’s a smoldering train wreck. You would be hard-pressed to comb through historical data and find great instances where government intervention succeeded in lowering employment without creating the conditions for another downturn further down the line. No matter how you spin it, Keynesianism is nothing but snake oil sold to susceptible political figures. Its practitioners feign using the scientific method. But they are driven just as much by logical theory as those haughty Austrian school economists who deduce truth from self-evident axioms. The only difference is that one theory is correct. And if the Keynesians want to keep pulling up data to make their case, they are standing on awfully flimsy ground.

Occasnltrvlr · Mar 16, 2014 - 4:03pm
Marchas45 · Mar 16, 2014 - 4:40pm

A Nice Wee Bit O! Story Telling

Well I must admit as a Scotsman I have a wee bit O! the Irish in me.

My mothers Maiden Name: Gibson/Hughes

Happy St Patrick's Day all.

Great Wee Story Maximus

gold slut · Mar 16, 2014 - 4:53pm

Nice article AM.

Snapshot of Irish ships 2100 years ago, and in gold, wow!

Hope your efforts prompt a few other Turdites to follow suit...

· Mar 16, 2014 - 5:19pm
boomer sooner · Mar 16, 2014 - 5:32pm

Always great finds here in TFMR

Celtic Woman - Amazing Grace

Listened to some Celtic "Woman" the other night.

Absolutely AMAZING, singing and beauty. 

Thanks AM

Just noticed your channel on youtube, can't wait for more.

ag4me · Mar 16, 2014 - 5:54pm

thanks, boomer

I just sat with my family and watched that again....

My favourite part is the single piper on the roof and the crescendo as everyone else joins in.

I can't help but think of the single voices that have spoken truth about many an issue, finally being joined by others until a crescendo finally erupts as everyone else (aka the masses) join in.

Its lonely on the roof until everyone else recognizes the truth being spoken....and I want to develop the courage to be that lone piper. Thanks

Preparing My Position · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:05pm

And we're off!

Gold up $5.10 already.

Dagney Taggart · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:15pm

Sick of hypocrites who Preach Democracy but Hate It

Yanukovych won 80% of the Crimean vote in 2010. Russia could annex everything south from Kharkiv to Odesa and do it with popular support.

So what's my problem? Lying coward spoiled-child politicians and media. (Sorry I removed most of the last part: too much emotion-driven woman).

gold slut · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:25pm

Ukraine gold

A little off thread, but, hey ho, Turd is on spring break and we must fill the gap.

I have been thinking about the alleged 33 (or is it 40) tons of gold whisked away from Kiev by aircraft unknown.

I think the recent actions of the west with it's rabble rousing in the Ukraine and this subsequent gold grab may come back to bite us gold bugs. How much price bashing can 33 tons of gold sponsor? This could allow TPTB to keep the suppression of price to stagger along a fair bit longer IMHO, so beware everyone.

As a buyer at the moment (until I retire), I see it in a somewhat positive light, but beware folks, there is 33+ tons of gold roaming around out there about to come home to roost!

boomer sooner · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:26pm

Jimmy C, today

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boomer sooner · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:36pm

Interesting watching Netdania

Gold seems to be moving on the Ask, not being sold on the bid. Ask price remains stable, while the bid is searching for a taker.

I have not watched this type of action before.

tyberious · Mar 16, 2014 - 6:42pm


CHINA CORNERS GOLD MARKET — The Vaults Are EMPTY: Alasdair MacLeod

Writer and researcher Alasdair MacLeod from GoldMoney.comjoins us to discuss the situation in the Ukraine, and the Ukrainian gold bound for China (or Germany) by way of the United States. Alasdair notes that the Ukranian gold reserve is only 33 tons – which is less than ONE WEEK of demand by the Chinese pubic.


Alasdair says the western powers have been checkmated by China which has CORNERED the gold market and DRAINED western bullion bank vaults. Alasdair says that through 2013 the gold has been supplied by the Central Banks, but now “the vaults are empty and China knows this. Russia knows this.”

Alasdair says the situation in the Ukraine could lead to the financial equivalent of nuclear war: “This is why I think the developments over Ukraine are so very, very important. If we want to take them on in a game of chicken, they have got us. There is nothing we can do. We’ve got NO GOLD. They could drive up the gold price to $10,000 tomorrow and there’s nothing we could do about it. It would BANKRUPT the western banking system.”


dgstage · Mar 16, 2014 - 7:37pm
agNau · Mar 16, 2014 - 7:57pm
BagOfGold · Mar 16, 2014 - 8:02pm

Argentus...Happy St. Patrick's!!!...

One of my "other" favourites!...

The Mummers' Dance

When in the springtime of the year
When the trees are crowned with leaves
When the ash and oak, and the birch and yew
Are dressed in ribbons fair

When owls call the breathless moon
In the blue veil of the night
The shadows of the trees appear
Amidst the lantern light

We've been rambling all the night
And some time of this day
Now returning back again
We bring a garland gay

Who will go down to those shady groves
And summon the shadows there
And tie a ribbon on those sheltering arms
In the springtime of the year

The songs of birds seem to fill the wood
That when the fiddler plays
All their voices can be heard
Long past their woodland days

And so they linked their hands and danced
Round in circles and in rows
And so the journey of the night descends
When all the shades are gone

"A garland gay we bring you here
And at your door we stand
It is a sprout well budded out
The work of Our Lord's hand"


St. Patrick's blast from the past...


Bag Of Gold

MsMaryMac · Mar 16, 2014 - 9:30pm

“Welcome back to the cold war that can get hot overnight.”

What would the price of gold be this year? Sinclair predicts, "Gold has $2,000 an ounce in its sites in 2014." On silver, Sinclair says, "Silver is gold on steroids. When gold takes off, silver goes up faster. . . . So, the idea you are going to get an old high on silver or better is a given."

Join greg Hunter of USAWatchdog.com as he goes One-on-One with Jim Sinclair of JSMineset.com

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pm_newbie · Mar 16, 2014 - 10:02pm

thanks AM

Great post! Thanks for sharing it with us!

stackaloha · Mar 16, 2014 - 10:45pm

not sure where i should post

not sure where i should post this but i follow this guy on youtube as one of many market opinions. I'm fairly certain he's a fairly all pro futures gambler. not a gold bug by any stretch. interesting chart on bonds in here too. good luck too us all this week!

Video unavailable

you may find him interesting

SS121 · Mar 16, 2014 - 11:06pm

updated events chart

Below is the event chart of how things look to be set to play out regarding Silver(and Gold) returning to their world Monetary role.

"Speculation" regarding Silver and upcoming related events.

The red "we are here" arrow still getting about as close as it can get to the expected "crisis event", which will be a big manufactured bunch of hype, but is just part of the "system" dying, so... no worries.

what else... oh yeah, fwiw Auroracoin.org shows that they are set for...

Airdrop will commence in: 7 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes, 33 seconds

...and that's about it. Again, the chart is speculation as to how things currently look from this Monetary/Silver perspective. Lord willing... will update it again next weekend.

Only Silver and Gold are Money


Winder · Mar 17, 2014 - 12:04am
Golden Turtle · Mar 17, 2014 - 12:53am

Silver looking like a nice flag - cup and handle

Well if 100's of years of chart drawing and technical analysis are correct, silver should jump higher soon. But I feel with all the HFT algos these days, it seems that they know these patterns and still destroy them... so we will see... whatever happens happens.


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