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by dig-it-pete
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Viking Silverdale Hoard set to return home
Replies: 2
Views: 840

Re: Viking Silverdale Hoard set to return home

Did I read it right? The value of the hoard is £110k and it's going to cost £96k to put on the display? Well that's value for money isn't it!!??? Sometimes I think the world has gone mad. They are going to spend £15 million on doing up the Dorchester museum (Dorset County Museum) and they already ow...
by dig-it-pete
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: gold rolex found at henley
Replies: 1
Views: 870

Re: gold rolex found at henley

Great story.
by dig-it-pete
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre
Replies: 5
Views: 3285

Re: Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre

I think this was discovered in Sept 2018? But what an amazing find :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: 2000-year-old Roman soldier's silver dagger
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: 2000-year-old Roman soldier's silver dagger

Lovely - thanks for posting (Lee & Muddy).
by dig-it-pete
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: dubbed the 'Holy Grail of metal detecting'
Replies: 7
Views: 1970

Re: dubbed the 'Holy Grail of metal detecting'

topdog wrote:totaly agree with the previous statement ." and a LOT of folk know who that is
Pretty sure he has left the club now mate - for obvious reasons :g64:
by dig-it-pete
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: dubbed the 'Holy Grail of metal detecting'
Replies: 7
Views: 1970

Re: dubbed the 'Holy Grail of metal detecting'

Blimey - he has been in every local paper and now in a national one!! He certainly likes his publicity our Sean :g42:

The coin was found a few miles from where I live too :g64:
by dig-it-pete
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Bank of England gold: Rare look inside the vaults
Replies: 3
Views: 1246

Re: Bank of England gold: Rare look inside the vaults

Thanks Lee - saw it earlier too - I thought that idiot Brown sold off all our gold reserves when he was chancellor??? Maybe I got it wrong?
by dig-it-pete
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Farmers Guardian News
Replies: 13
Views: 2951

Re: Farmers Guardian News

Farmers should be paid to turn over a few acres back to wildflower meadows, to help re-establish our lost bird and insect populations :g58: :g50: You'll like this one Pete, it came via a Dutch friend i trained with (he's now a wild flower seed merchant.) When we finished training we spent 2 months ...
by dig-it-pete
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Soldier's Battle of the Somme diary found in barn
Replies: 1
Views: 751

Re: Soldier's Battle of the Somme diary found in barn

What a great piece of history and research that is Lee :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Farmers Guardian News
Replies: 13
Views: 2951

Re: Farmers Guardian News

Farmers should be paid to turn over a few acres back to wildflower meadows, to help re-establish our lost bird and insect populations :g58: :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Hurrah for the heroic detectorists digging....
Replies: 1
Views: 753

Re: Hurrah for the heroic detectorists digging....

About time we got some praise for uncovering Britain's lost history in my opinion - thanks for posting this Lee :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Rare false teeth found by detectorists
Replies: 3
Views: 1020

Re: Rare false teeth found by detectorists

Great set of gnashers - probably fell orf his horse :g41:
by dig-it-pete
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Saxon king could sell for £15,000 at auction
Replies: 8
Views: 2625

Re: Saxon king could sell for £15,000 at auction

What a fantastic find :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals
Replies: 1193
Views: 577283

Re: Lead bag and cloth seals

StuE wrote:Thanks Pete. Will let Jed Dodd of the PeaceHavens Project http://www.peacehavens.co.uk/ do the details and add them - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=37323
Thanks Stu :g38: :g50:

I have now joined Jed's lead bag seal forum :g58: :g50:

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