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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Roman hoard holds unique dog statue

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:06 pm 

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A Roman hoard dating to c.AD 318-450 and holding several hundred bronze objects has been found in Gloucestershire. Discovered by metal-detectorists in September, its contents included pieces of a large bronze statue, jewellery fragments, and a coin of ‘Crispus globe on altar’ type, dated to AD 321-3...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Treasure hunter discovers a rare hoard

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:22 pm 

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Treasure hunter discovers a rare hoard of 2,000-year-old silver Roman coins worth up to £200,000............

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... coins.html

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Treasure hunter coining it in from school grounds

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:44 pm 

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Thanks guys very commendable of him :g50:

Our club was once asked to check a football pitch for accidentally shredded tin cans which were cutting players, see attachment;

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Treasure hunter coining it in from school grounds

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:31 pm 

Replies: 3
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A 79-year-old metal detectorist famed for finding the north’s largest hoard of Roman coins has turned his attention to school playing fields picking up nearly £2000 worth of change that has dropped out of pupils’ pockets.......... http://www.inverness-courier.co.uk/News/Treasure-hunter-coining-it-in...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Teenager finds roman silver hoard in Scotland

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:20 pm 

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Teenager finds 'significant' roman silver hoard in Scotland...........

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/scienc ... tland.html

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Silver became Scotland's precious metal of choice

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:04 pm 

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Silver - not gold - was the most powerful material in the formative history of Scotland in the first millennium AD, yet none was mined here. How did silver become Scotland's precious metal of choice?...............

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-41565591

 Forum: 2017 Magazines   Topic: Word magazine October 2017 just launched

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:15 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 491


Your word magazine Issue Number 122, October 2017 has just been launched. Read it on the Calameo link below or download it at the UKDN link below and read at your leisure. Whatever you do please share it amongst all your detecting friends, Facebook friends, fellow club members, even amongst the fami...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Roman 'licking dog' found by metal detectorists

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:00 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 362


Thanks I think they licked wounds to cure infections in their day :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Roman 'licking dog' found by metal detectorists

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:03 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 362


Amazing how it has survived intact :superhappy:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Edmund Jewel provides greater focus on Saint

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:38 am 

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Edmund Jewel provides even greater focus on Saint’s story.
An extremely rare piece of jewellery with possible links to the martyred King of East Anglia from whom Bury St Edmunds takes its name, is to go on display in the town’s museum............

https://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/news/170927-se02.cfm

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Detectorist trying to reunite WW1 medal

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:31 am 

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Detectorist trying to reunite WW1 campaign medal found at Sowerby with soldier’s family. Edward Goodall, of Luddenden Foot, was using his metal detector near The Rushcart Inn at Towngate, Sowerby, when he unearthed the Great War 1914-1918 campaign medal which had been awarded to A. Irvin of the West...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Roman 'licking dog' found by metal detectorists

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:22 am 

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Views: 362


A breathtaking hoard of ancient Roman bronze artifacts, described as the first of its kind in British history, has been unearthed by a pair of metal detector enthusiasts. The 4th century hoard found by Pete Cresswell and his brother-in-law Andrew Boughton in Gloucestershire includes a sculpture of a...

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

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:35 pm 

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Cheers :g50:

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

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:39 am 

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Thanks Stu :g50:

What sort of time period would it be please.

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Ely Museum buys Bronze Age torc found in field

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:22 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 226


A Bronze Age gold torc is to remain in the UK after it was bought by a museum using a series of grants. The torc, valued at £220,000, is being bought by Ely Museum after it was found by metal detectorists in a Cambridgshire field last year............ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgesh...
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