It looked like something ancient that could potentially be valuable. A centuries-old antique. Perhaps a medallion. Who knew? Maybe it was a long-lost historical artifact.
Finding such a thing was not far fetched, not in this area. It could be something valuable. Millenia-aged items had been found around those parts before and if that were the case, he could be looking at some serious money.
As he stretched to grab it though, the most unusual thing happened. It moved.