Cumbria farmer 'unchanged' by £1m Roman helmet windfall





A farmer who became a millionaire when a Roman helmet found on his land sold for £2m, says the windfall has not changed his way of life.

Eric Robinson took half of the cash while two metal detector enthusiasts who found the helmet at Crosby Garret, Cumbria, took the rest.

Mr Robinson said his only major expenditure had been the purchase of homes for his two daughters.

A mystery bidder bought the helmet at Christie's in London in October.

The piece, thought to have been worn by soldiers at sports events, was expected to fetch £300,000....




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