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…

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800-year-old cross found by Welsh detectorist

‘I nearly fainted with excitement’: Priceless 800-year-old silver and gold cross unearthed by Welsh detectorist. Malcolm Corfield found the precious medieval artefact buried 8in deep in the ground. Malcolm Corfield, 63, nearly fainted with excitement when he found the priceless artefact. The delighted detectorist had been using his XP Deus metal detector  when he unearthed…

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Medieval gold ring goes on show

A medieval gold ring found by a metal detecting enthusiast has gone on display for the first time. The 15th Century ring, decorated with images of the five wounds of Christ, was found in Durham City in 2014 and declared as treasure. It has now been bought by Durham University’s Museum of Archaeology and has…