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Rare Bronze Age gold lunula detected in Dorset

When David Spohr dug into a Dorset cow-field after his metal detector gave a signal, he thought at first that he’d found nothing more than an old sardine tin. But as he dug deeper, he could scarcely believe his eyes. For the 55-year-old precision grinder from Creekmoor, Poole, realised he had struck gold – literally.…

Article | Metal detectors turn up bronze age treasures

Published by Crewe Guardian, written by Matthew Taylor, Wednesday 16th January 2013 CREWE and Nantwich Metal Detecting Society (CNMDS) led searches that have discovered a treasure trove of medieval artefacts on Cheshire Wildlife Trust land. The society found a bronze age ‘Palstave’ axe, thought to date from the early-middle Bronze Age of 1500-1400 BC, at Bickley Hall…