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Beau Street Hoard Roadshow In Bath

The Beau Street Hoard roadshow will be touring Bath and further this autumn, bearing with it the chance to get up and close and personal with 2,000-year-old silver Roman coins. The roadshow is part of a venture aimed at bringing communities closer to the 17,577 Roman coins that make up the astonishing Beau Street Hoard.…

A PHYSICAL HISTORIAN IN NETHER HEAGE

A PHYSICAL HISTORIAN IN NETHER HEAGE

One of our customers, Rob Johnson has written an excellent local history account of his finds with a Garrett AT Pro International in the little village of Nether Heage, Derbyshire.  I’m sure both newcomers and experienced detectorists will enjoy this gentle stroll through time with many pictures to help your imagination and create each scene…

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Hoard of coins from Jewish Revolt near Jerusalem

A hoard of coins from the fourth year of the Jewish Revolt against Rome — minted months before the fall of Jerusalem in 70 BC — was found outside the capital and announced by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday to coincide with the Ninth of Av, the date commemorating the destruction of the Second Temple.…

Kingdom of Mercia Metal Detecting Club

Kingdom of Mercia Metal Detecting Club

Myself and 3 friends have started a new club called the ‘Kingdom of Mercia Metal Detecting Club’ (KMMDC).  We’re based in Birmingham and will be organising rallies in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, and possibly Derbyshire and Warwickshire.  We’re currently building our membership and hope to have at least 35 members by the end…

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Hoard of silver found in County Durham field

A  metal detecting enthusiast has dug up a bag of silverware which could have been buried for more than 30 years. Candles, candelabras and a silver teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl made up the haul, which was discovered in a field in Summerhouse. The items were found taped up in a black bag, which…