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 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Livery buttons

 Post subject: Re: Livery buttons
Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:56 pm 

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Kev, the button was plain on the back, copper alloy. Thanks DiOz and Kev. Weston Park is about 1/2 hours drive from here up the A5.

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:25 am 

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Cheers StuE I'll pass the info on.

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Livery buttons

 Post subject: Re: Livery buttons
Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:49 pm 

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Another club members button, a lot of info on this one, South Staffordshire find.

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 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:46 pm 

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Found by a club member a while back Stu. sent to me via sms so don't have detals other then South Staffordshire.

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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Interesting mosaics on display

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:49 pm 

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http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2014/predators-and-prey-a-roman-mosaic-from-lod-israel One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exh...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: 5000 YO Golden Treasure on Display

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:37 pm 

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http://www.novinite.com/articles/159796/5000+YO+Golden+Treasure+on+Display+in+National+History+Museum A treasure of 15 000 golden elements was put on display on Monday in Sofia's National History Museum (NHM). The pieces, which are presumably parts of three different necklaces, are dated at around 3...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Naughty money: clippers and coiners

Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:03 pm 

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http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2014/naughty-money-clippers-and-coiners-in-16th-century-england The UK Royal Mint announced last month that in 2017 it will introduce a new £1 coin, said to be the “most secure coin in the world“. The reason behind the decision, which could cost bu...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: undervalued..

 Post subject: Re: undervalued..
Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:27 pm 

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Mate handed over a couple of Viking silver ingots a few months back, letter arrived last week, £75 between the farmer and his self?

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: A 700-YEAR-OLD English coin has been found

Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:38 am 

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My copy of NCMD's Digging Deep has arrived a few minutes ago. Last page has an article, Battle of Bannockburn. With an interview with Dr Tony Pollard who was present when the coin was found by a detectorist in the battlefield survey.

 Forum: Need a Detecting Buddy   Topic: Detecting Partner Wanted

Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:22 pm 

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From past experience of these things, the guys are trying to be helpful and certainly justified in stating be careful of what you post regarding your permission as it has been known that nighthawks do keep a watch on many sites.

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: A 700-YEAR-OLD English coin has been found

Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:00 am 

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http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/700-year-old-coin-found-during-bannockburn-dig-1-3371112 A 700-YEAR-OLD English coin has been found near the abbey where the victorious Robert the Bruce took booty from the Battle of Bannockburn. The silver penny was discovered yards from Cambuskenneth Abbe...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Offa's Dyke evidence suggests earlier build

Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:18 pm 

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-26921202 Archaeologists have uncovered evidence which suggests that Offa's Dyke may have been built up to 200 years earlier than thought. Samples from Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust excavations on a stretch of the dyke have been radiocarbon dated to the...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Leicester dig unearths Iron Age mint

Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:33 pm 

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http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Leicester-dig-unearths-Iron-Age-mint-Roman-tile/story-20931780-detail/story.html Archaeologists believe they might have stumbled across an Iron Age mint which produced gold and silver coins for the coveted Hallaton Treasure. The dig at Blackfriars, in the city, unea...

 Forum: Roman   Topic: Roman reproductions

 Post subject: Roman reproductions
Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:13 pm 

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http://www.armamentaria.com/store/index ... page=index

Just came across this repro site. How did that fibular really look when new.

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: battlefield to buttonhole poppies made of shells

Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:02 pm 

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/10747530/From-battlefield-to-buttonhole-the-poppies-made-of-shells.html Almost a century after the guns fell silent on the Western Front, the shells that they fired are being returned to Britain in a remarkable act of remembrance to mark the centenary of the ou...
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