Beaches Yield Modern Day Treasure

Lured by gold, treasure hunters scour beaches

BY EMILY ZEUGNER
Associated Press Writer
Friday, June 06, 2008

“Last summer Roy Evans, history buff, outdoorsman and “amateur treasure hunter,” set off in search of buried riches.

Five hours a day, he scoured the fine, white sands of Georgia’s Tybee Island and within a week he’d struck gold: 23 separate pieces including two crosses, 12 rings, a handful of medallions and broaches and one chain necklace — a bounty worth several thousand dollars at least.”

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