Lynn News: Tudor dress hook treasure

Published by: Lynn News, Wednesday 24th August 2011 “A TUDOR silver gilt dress hook believed to be more than 400 years old was pronouned to be treasure at an inquest in Lynn… The part-owner of the land, Mr John Manning, said it was discovered by Mr Paul Brittain, who had been metal-detecting with permission.” –…

Lynn News: Plea for help over coins haul…

Published by Lynn News, Tuesday 23rd August 2011 “DIGGING deeper after unearthing a jam jar lid led a metal detecting enthusiast to discover 20 gold coins dating from the reigns of Charles I to Queen Victoria. An inquest in Lynn yesterday heard the coins were believed to be stolen property and an appeal was made…

Current Archaeology: The Discovery

This webpage article comes from Current Archaeology 236, which contains the definitive guide to the Staffordshire Hoard, out on the 1st October. Click the image to visit the Current Achaeololgy website                                  Hobby Metal Detectors:           [retweet]

Unseen Items of the Staffordshire Hoard means hundreds flock to museum for rare glimpse.

Written by: Emma McKinney, BirminghamMail, Monday 22nd Aug 2011. “Ten items from the 1,400-year-old Anglo-Saxon hoard, found by a metal detector in a field in Burntwood, Staffordshire, two years ago, were on display at the Museum Collections Centre in Dollman Street, Nechells.” Taken from the article. Click the image below to read the full article:…