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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: New code of practice

 Post subject: Re: New code of practice
Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:43 pm 

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I still have a problem with this statement; '' Stopping any digging and making the landowner aware that you are seeking expert help if you discover something below the ploughsoil , or a concentration of finds or unusual material, or wreck remains. Your local Finds Liaison Officer may be able to help...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: New code of practice

 Post subject: Re: New code of practice
Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:43 pm 

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Thanks for that John :g50:

 Forum: GPS   Topic: Grid Reference android phone app

Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:01 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1175


It will help give the high accuracy recording the new Code of Practice asks for free of charge :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: New code of practice

 Post subject: Re: New code of practice
Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:27 am 

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Some important points in the paragraph below re using GPS where possible, stopping digging below the plough layer and the FLO naming someone who can help recover the find, also to report non metallic (surface) finds. I notice the NCMD haven't signed on to it, will they do so later? Stopping any digg...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: New code of practice

 Post subject: New code of practice
Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:38 pm 

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The code of practice has been updated see; https://finds.org.uk/getinvolved/guides/codeofpractice Text as follows; Code of Practice for Responsible Metal Detecting in England and Wales (2017) If undertaken responsibly metal-detecting can make an important contribution to archaeological knowledge. Th...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Julius Caesar's Britain invasion site found

Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:14 am 

Replies: 4
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Archaeologists believe they may have uncovered the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain in 54BC. The discovery of a defensive ditch and weapons have led them to identify Pegwell Bay in Thanet, Kent as where they believe the Romans landed. The ditch, found in nearby Ebbsfleet, was pa...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Survey in Aylesbury unearths canal towpath history

Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:58 am 

Replies: 2
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Archaeological survey in Aylesbury unearths canal towpath history We're working with a team of local metal detectorists on a one off project to help uncover the 200-year history of the Grand Union Canal in Aylesbury.............. https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/news-and-views/news/archaeological-surv...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: 1000 year old coins from the Dark Ages found

Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:53 am 

Replies: 2
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Ancient 1000 year old coins from the Dark Ages found by a metal detectorist in a field near Chelmsford could be worth £10,000
The treasure could be from a high status burial, such as a king................

http://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-ne ... ins-816510

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Treasure finds in England top 1,000 for first time

Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:38 am 

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The number of reported annual treasure finds across England has topped more than 1,000 for the first time since records began. But what have been the most intriguing and important discoveries reported in recent years?................. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42079561 http://www.telegrap...

 Forum: Medieval   Topic: Sterling imitations legends ID

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:57 pm 

Replies: 3
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Cheers John :g50:

 Forum: Medieval   Topic: Sterling imitations legends ID

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:04 pm 

Replies: 3
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To help ID sterling imitations legends see page 20 on the link below, click Ctrl and F and search using some of the consecutive letters you can see on the coin;

http://www.moneyandmedals.org.uk/downlo ... 0coins.pdf

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

Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:40 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 558


Your word magazine Issue Number 123, November 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 fam...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Britain's biggest haul of Viking treasures

Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:28 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 302


I think in Scotland the reward goes to the finder so I'm hoping he splits it with the landowner.

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Britain's biggest haul of Viking treasures

Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:49 am 

Replies: 3
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Britain's biggest haul of Viking treasures with hundreds of stunning artefacts of 'global significance' will be displayed in Scotland after £2 million is raised in 6 months. 1,100-year-old hoard includes Viking Age gold, silver jewellery and ingots, and a range of jewelled items National Museums Sco...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Treasure hunter Dave finds unexploded bomb

Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:17 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 367


True pete, just wish I could give them some work :g42:
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