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Twycross Hoard

The sun streaming through my bedroom window woke me nice an early on this August morning looks like a scorcher. I needed to be up as I had a 50 mile drive ahead of me. It was promising start to the day, I had been looking forward to a day detecting with the club at…

The largest Celtic coins hoard Tour

A large Jersey hoard of Roman coins tour Jersey Heritage offer coin hoard tour to help fund conservation The hoard of more than 70,000 Celtic coins was discovered in June 2012 in a Grouville field by pair of  Metal Detector Friends Mr Reg Mead and Mr Richard Miles. The hoard is to believed  the largest Celtic coins…

A three-year touring Staffordshire Hoard exhibition has been launched

A three-year touring Staffordshire Hoard exhibition has been launched The hoard comprises more than 1,500 Anglo-Saxon items found with a metal detector by Terry Herbert buried on a farm in Staffordshire in July 2009. The collection was subsequently valued at £3.3m and is now owned by Birmingham City Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council. The three-year touring…