Keanu Reeves Plays Catch With Young Fan in Heartwarming Encounter

Keanu Reeves Plays Catch With Young Fan in Heartwarming Encounter

Everyone’s favorite heartwarming celebrity Keanu Reeves is at it again after he was spotted playing catch with a nine-year-old boy in Houston before a concert—displaying once again that he’s not just an A-list actor but also a down-to-earth and all round great guy.

The Exciting Encounter

The lucky boy was Elijah, who went long as Reeves exchanged a few passes with home in a small meet-and-greet in Houston, Texas. Elijah’s grandmother, Annette Cruz, has had her share of celebrity encounters, including Kevin Hart, Jeremy Renner, and Post Malone. Determined to continue her streak of spotting famous faces, she decided to go fishing for Keanu Reeves when he arrived at the renowned House of Blues.

The Exciting Encounter

Meanwhile, Caleb managed to grab a selfie with the strong-bearded Reeves. Inspired by his sibling’s interaction, Elijah gathered the courage to ask Keanu for a game of catch—an experience Elijah described as nerve-wracking because he was playing with a famous superstar.

Keanu’s Heart of Gold

Keanu Reeves is celebrated not just for his acting talent but also for his genuine kindness. Throughout the years, he’s been associated with numerous acts of generosity and humility. From giving up his subway seat to buying motorcycles for crew members, he’s known for going above and beyond. His wholesome persona has earned him the title of the “internet’s boyfriend.”

An Iconic Moment

Earlier this year, Reeves made headlines when a fan proposed to him during an advanced screening of John Wick: Chapter 4. Reeves revealed that he kept the character John Wick’s watch and wedding ring from previous films. In response to the bold proposal, he humorously expressed to be careful what you wish for. As time passes, Keanu Reeves continues to win hearts both on and off the screen!

The Dunscore Hoard Could Be the Largest Ever Coin Hoard Discovery in Scotland

A recent discovery in Scotland has startled historians and medieval-age experts. With 8,407 silver coins dated from the medieval period, this might be the largest hoard of coins ever discovered in Scotland.

The Discovery

Metal detectorists discovered the hoard of silver coins, named the Dunscore Hoard, in the English city of Canterbury, located in the southwest part of Scotland. According to Scottish government spokesman Ken McNab, the coins are from the 13th and 14th centuries, with most of them being the distinct ‘Edwardian pennies.’ Those are the silver coins, specially named after King Edward I of England, and made during his reign from 1272 to 1307. McNab also confirmed that, as it’s rare to find any old coins in Scotland, this particularly large medieval coin hoard is possibly the biggest one found in the country since the 19th century.

The Location

The coins were discovered last year in a field near the village of Dunscore, giving the hoard its name. The field is located in the Galloway region, around 50 miles southeast of Glasgow. After the startling discovery, the metal detectorists and local authorities reported the finding to the Treasure Trove Unit of National Museums Scotland, the body responsible for overseeing such finds. McNab informed the press that archaeologists from National Museums Scotland then investigated the discovery site. Each of the 8,407 coins is now in the process of being identified, measured, weighed, and photographed individually. A lengthy process for sure!

The History

During his ruling period, King Edward I of England and Scotland reformed the economic system of his realm by introducing silver pennies with a distinctive design. All the silver Edwardian pennies had the king’s face engraved on one side and, on the other, a cross. This particular design influenced the English coins for the next hundreds of years. Today, these medieval silver pennies from both the times of Edward I and his son Edward II are much-valued and sought-after by enthusiast collectors.

The Next Procedures

Each of these recently discovered medieval silver coins is worth several dollars today, rounding up the total value of the complete hoard to be hundreds of thousands of dollars, and that’s on top of its archaeological value! By rule, any archaeologically significant artifact technically belongs to the government of Scotland. According to McNab, now it’s upon the Scottish Archaeological Finds Allocation Panel to decide the allocation of the coins and remunerations paid to the metal detectorist finders.