Cornwall treasure to go on display

Gold treasure found in the ground to go on show at Royal Cornwall Museum. A new display of Cornwall’s treasures, including hoards of Roman gold and items from the Bronze Age will go on show at the Royal Cornwall Museum on July 21. The display of has possible by a significant grant from the Art Fund,…

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Extraordinary coin in Jersey Hoard

A “mystery coin” has been found as part of work to reveal the secrets of the world’s largest Celtic coin hoard. The hoard of some 70,000 coins and jewellery pieces was unearthed by two metal detector hobbyists in 2012. Jersey Heritage conservator, Neil Mahrer, is working on separating the coins in full view of the…

Treasure unearthed in Scotland

A wide range of historic and ancient items discovered across Scotland have been catalogued in the annual Treasure Trove report. They include a Roman wine dipper found in the Borders, a historic brooch from the Highlands, and a gold ring discovered in Midlothian. The Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer (QLTR) Catherine Dyer said it had…

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Half Guinea

1684 Half Guinea from Ted. Ted detects with XP Deus metal detector. If you have trouble identifying your coins, we have a wide range of books available in Regton Metal Detectors Shop which will help. 1684 Half Guinea. The obverse shows a fine right-facing bust of the king Charles II wearing a Laurel wreath, surrounded…

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How Metal Detecting Changes Lives

The story of the famous Middleham Jewel and how the lives of an whole family were transformed as a consequence of this single metal detector find. This story starts in Barnard Castle at a little antiques and collectables shop called The Mudlark, which belonged to Ted and Vera Seaton. They had moved to Barnard Castle…

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Lindisfarne Hoard – Museum needs £7,000

  Hoard of gold and silver coins dating from 1560s was discovered in the same building as those found 50 years ago on Northumberland island. In the 1560s Lindisfarne, a tidal island off the Northumberland coast near Berwick, was something of an armed camp close to the front line of the defence against Scotland. After…