lengborough Anglo-Saxon coins hoard

Lenborough coin hoard valued at £1.35m

A metal detectorist is to get a share of £1.35m after finding a hoard of 5,251 Anglo Saxon silver coins. Paul Coleman found the coins in Lenborough, Buckinghamshire in 2014. The Treasure Valuation Committee has ruled on their worth and Mr Coleman will split the money with the land owner. The Buckinghamshire County Museum had…

national council of metal detecting-TREVOR-AUSTIN

R.I.P. Trevor Austin

It is with great sadness that we inform about the death of Trevor Austin, Co-founder and General Secretary of the National Council for Metal Detecting (NCMD). He passed away earlier this week on 22nd February 2016. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family.  

Tudor Treasure hoard in Thames

Tudor treasure hoard found in Thames

Tudor gold found in the river Thames: Tiny haul of delicately crafted 16th century beads, studs and aglets discovered by mudlarks who scour the shore. Treasure hunters searching the banks of the Thames have unearthed a tiny trove of Tudor gold. The pieces include delicately crafted beads, studs and aglets – metal tips for laces…