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Would you put your screen name and list all your finds here please,thanks kevin. :D
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I will be attempting to do a spreadsheet table of the finds so we can get a clear picture of the numbers of each type.

I will update it at intervals and post a picture on here. It will be interesting to see the results and changes needed to the table!

Happy hunting everyone,

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Post by petethedig »

Finds from South Gloucestershire. Arable field just set aside for silage.
Loam type soil, quite wet. Weather overcast. Ham sandwich and bottle of water.
1. 8 Pieces of Green glaze pottery.
2. 2 Pieces of Blue and white pottery.
3. 10 Pieces of foil milk bottle tops.
4. 1 Alloy toy gun handle
5. 1 Lead washer
6. 2 CA Thimbles
7. 1 Hinged CA bottle top
8. 1 Harness decoration
9. 2 Georgian coins (Grotts)
10. 2 CA rings
11. 1 Decorated Horse Boss(Frag)
12. 6 Buttons
13. 12 Pieces of scrap lead
14. 1 Bird ring
15. 1 Belt fitment
16. 2 Buckles (Frags)
17. 1 Colchester Type Ironage brooch
18. 1 Hammered coin (frag)
19. 1 Possible brooch
20. 5 Pieces of scrap CA.
21. 1 Shotgun Cartridge.

In 3Hrs 62 Items recovered.
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Three hours well spent there Pete and a lot of digging!

Thanks for making your list so clear and easy to sort.

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Todays Finds Over 3 Hours on the 19-2-05

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North East Avon.

Cold and drying out wet pastureland.

3 Ringpulls.
1 Large Blinker plate.
3 Shredded Drink cans.
1 Piece of .25" 3"x4" Iron plate.
1 Eight in one cycle spanner.
1 Rover Bonnet logo Badge.
1 Victorian Penny 1874.
1 Georgian Shoe Buckle.
1 Livery Button.
1 George V Penny 1916.
1 Victorian Brooch(Flower Basket but the stones are missing)
3 Decimal coins £1,10p and 2p
2 Machined Brass Fittings.(Small)
6 Separate pieces of very old corroded Iron cans.
Dog Collar with Blank name plate,
lead fastening strap.
1 Childs Decorated Pewter Teapot ?(Damaged 19c ?)
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Post by Jo »

Thornham, Norfolk
Cropped field & absolutely freezing! :wink:

First three hours of day = 37 finds

2 x foil
2 x nails
8 x shotgun cartridges
3 x buckle fragments
1 x scrap iron
3 x crotal bell fragments
1 x cut quarter of Henry III
3 x buttons
7 x scrap lead
1 x small mount/decoration
1 x keyhole plate
5 x scrap cu/other

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Finds from an average Buckinghamshire arable field (ear marked for development) which had been rough ploughed to prevent gypsies entering it. Clay subsoil which was visible in the dark topsoil.

4 Pieces of silver paper
6 Buttons
1 fuse
1 Roman bronze coin of Groticus
1 George III cartwheel penny
1 Vessel leg
1 blob of alloy from a burnt-out gypsy caravan
1 musket ball
1 fragment of medieval padlock
1 303 cartridge
3 Pieces of scrap lead
2 strips of scrap lead
1 lead pop repair (?)
4 pieces of tin plate scrap
1 modern circular purse frame (?)
1 object consisting of two pieces of copper alloy plate, riveted sandwiching a piece of wood.

In 3Hrs 30 Items recovered.

This represented a typical average days detecting in the life of Gog.

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Post by Georgian Tim »

North Wiltshire
Cold and windy. Mainly pasture.

1 Ring pull.
5 Pieces of shrapnel from German WWII bombs (they missed Bristol).
1 Guildhall type horse shoe.
1 Victorian florin.
1 Victorian Penny 1878.
1 Georgian harness buckle.
2 Buttons.
3 Pieces of lead.
2 Fragments of unidentified copper alloy.
6 Shotgun cartridge ends.
4 Cartridge cases (.22).
1 Two inch length of 2.5 mm twin and earth cable.
1 Copper alloy cable connector.

3 hours search. 29 items recovered.
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Post by coenwolf »

maize stubble field north wales
cold and sunny day

1 aluminum bottle top
2 pieces of scrap aluminum
1 c/a tube
1 c/a L shaped bracket
1 c/a hook (modern)
1 c/a copper scrap
1 spindle whorl small plain
1 large c/a D shaped buckle
1 piece aluminum mesh
3 c/a buttons
3 pewter buttons
4 pieces of scrap lead
1 iron horseshoe
3 iron rings
1 large 6" brass clock gear
1 c/a and iron boss
1 clay pipe stem
1 silver button plain
1 long x silver hammered penny

thats it folks a fairly typical 3 hours in the hills 29 finds in total

Dean.C

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Ploughed and weathered 10 acre field within 400 yrds of DMV.

22 pieces of lead
3 airgun pellets
2 musket balls
medieval buckle
remains of 15thC jetton
pigeon ring with leg!
3 -12 bore cartridge caps
medieval pin head
303 bullet
2 buttons
fragment of spur
2 pieces of aluminium scrap
3 pieces bronze dross
3 fragments unknown bronze
fragment georgian buckle

..a very cold 3 hrs with explorer II !

(47 items)
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Post by Clive »

Stubble field,300 yards from 14th Century Church.. North Derbyshire

8 Sherds of pottery... most 18th,19th century with a few earilier bits
5 Sections of clay pipe...early type, small bowl
2 Oyster shells

7 Small piece lead
1 Musket ball
1 Piece of foil
4 Ring pulls
6 Buttons... 17th - 19th century
2 Cartridge case
3 Bits of modern scrap
2 Victorian Pennies
1 Victorian Shilling
3 Georgian grots
2 Unidentified C/A artefacts
1 Unidentified lead artifact

Oh and a Mars Bar :)

argonaut

Post by argonaut »

Stubble field - Shropshire/Staffs border

6 large musket balls
3 smaller musket balls
1 pistol ball
1 bullet
3 buttons - overall style ( 4 hole )
2 broken buttons
17 pieces unidentifyable scrap lead
2 pieces foil
3 ring pulls
1 broken georgian style buckle
1Geo 2 halfpenny
2 Geo 3 pennies
1 William 3rd shilling
7 pieces assorted non ferrous scrap
7 shot gun cartridge ends
1 farm gate hinge ( very large )

3 hours - Sov XS2a - 15" WOT with dodgey batteries

fosterp

Saturday February 19th 2005

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Clifton Maybank - 3 miles S/W Yeovil, Somerset - 7 hours very cold on drying maize stubble

1 hammered Coin (Henry V penny)
2 Victorian half pennies
1 George VI sixpence
8 buttons (various types)
1 lead shot

fosterp

Sunday 20th February 2005

Post by fosterp »

Same field as yesterday. 4 hours in bitter wind.

2 Victorian halfpennies
1 William & Mary Farthing
1 Spectacle Buckle
5 buttons

wildmantel

Post by wildmantel »

Wet and sticky (clay) ploughed. Kelvedon in Essex

16 pieces unclazed pottery (some Roman)
20 pieces glazed pottery and porcelain (plain and decorated)
1 piece of old glass
5 nails
3 pieces of foil
6 shotgun cartridges or parts of
1 bullet case and 2 bullets
3 live large bullets
14 pieces scrap iron
9 pieces scrap lead
2 pieces coke
3 clay pipe pieces
6 oyster shells (from among dozens of broken ones)
1 piece steel cable
10 pieces scrap CA
8 pieces scrap alloy?
4 buttons
1 1907 penny
2 lead weights
1 brass door/drawer handle
1 brass ruler fitment
4 pieces cast metal parts (possibly military)

A total of 48 non metallic and 75 metallic

Terry

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