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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder?

 Post subject: Re: Handed back to finder?
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 12:23 pm 

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i think maybe the present overwhelming amount of detector finds and the lack of money in the museums could mean a lot of nice finds could be getting handed back in the future :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder?

 Post subject: Handed back to finder?
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:01 pm 

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It seems strange something so nice is handed back when I have had badly damaged gold items taken off me :g43:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... field.html

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Metal detecting helps increase treasure finds

Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:59 am 

Replies: 3
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Great article :g58: When I started metal detecting I never dreamt I would be handing over treasure items to the museum :g45: But I have on numerous occasions, I was happy just finding Victorian pennies :g58: and my original dream was to find a 1933 penny :g42:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Third Series of Detectorists on its way !!

Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:52 pm 

Replies: 10
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I love this programme I wish it would be as regular as crappy Coronation street or excrutiating painful Eastenders :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Gold Roman found in topsoil delivery

Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:47 pm 

Replies: 10
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April fools or not these things do happen :g58: My detecting buddy Dazz found a gold bracelet in a bag of compost or was it a growbag :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Rare Viking coin found in a Nottinghamshire field

Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:31 am 

Replies: 25
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Phil ... I lost faith when an american founding fathers coin found near Donny was valued at a million ... which I think went on to fetch £5k at auction. I was a tadge red faced as I had told all my farmers that a £1,000,000 pound coin is a possibility. The finder was a mate of mine and he was stitc...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Hare courser’s car crushed

Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:28 pm 

Replies: 17
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I saw this on the evening news, I would have thought putting them through auction and using the money for a charity or the NHS would be a better course of action :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:14 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 2820


Far more questions than answers........ #fakenews ! Did ur father never tell you?if you have nothing nice to say shut up lol ur so negative it's almost depressing Don`t bother replying & quoting me then. :g50: So lets examine the "news"..... d Did "Mr Magnet Fisher" have per...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:57 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 2820


IronRon wrote:

Typical I did,nt bother reading it :g42:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:20 pm 

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Views: 2820


So was they in a purse with an iron purse bar, or a ferrous tin :g43: because the best magnet in the world won,t pick up silver :g45:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Why is it so hard to be honest?

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:08 pm 

Replies: 39
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This cop must have got gold fever?
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/me ... er-9699004

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Medieval ring discovered in Sherwood Forest

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:34 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 2350


Hectorsfarm_ wrote:
How the heck would you get permission to detect there! :shock:
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I dont know? but it is a lovely looking find :g58: :g50:

 Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION   Topic: First permission

 Post subject: Re: First permission
Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:59 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 1407


Hi all, I've got permission to detect in a semi wooded area next to a village. I've been told that areas of it are overgrown and that there are numerous lakes. For the over grown areas I was thinking of taking a machete as well as my spade. Does anyone know if having a machete in the car is OK in t...

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

Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 11:07 pm 

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Views: 157165


Found today in East Yorkshire 17.54 mm diameter x 5.97 mm thick.
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 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:14 am 

Replies: 1104
Views: 157165


StuE wrote:
Thanks Dave - these are cow ear tags from animals imported from Holland! - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... g2_page=47 and the page before.

Thanks StuE :g50: You learn something new everyday I could have sworn it was a bagseal :g58:
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