Medieval gold coin treasure trove

Medieval treasure found by metal detectorist

Man finds thousands of pounds worth of medieval treasure including 15th century sapphire ring in field. Once in a lifetime’ find included 23 carat gold coins and a gold ring with a blue sapphire thought to have been from the 15th century. A pensioner stumbled on a “once in a lifetime” trove of medieval treasure…

roman coins hoard found in school

Roman coin hoard found in primary school

A hoard of Roman coins has been unearthed in the grounds of a primary school in Reading. A pot with up to 300 coins was discovered during an archaeological exploration of the site before The Ridgeway School’s redevelopment works. Experts believe the container was buried by a Roman citizen or farmer for safe keeping, possibly…

roman coins treasure trove hoard

Hoard of 22,000 Roman coins found with XP Deus

A simple frequency change bagged Laurence 22.000 Roman coins. Whilst detecting on a quiet field in East Devon Laurence Egerton came across a very strange signal, as he passed his 9” coil over the target it sounded like large Iron. I’m sure many of us would have possibly ignored it….He then used his favourite Deus…

Eboracum (Ryedale) Hoard comes to auction

This remarkable hoard of 65 coins and 4 ingots found by two metal detectorists in a North Yorkshire field in 2012 has come onto the open market in a highly unusual sale. The hoard is a fascinating insight into the power struggles of the northern Danelaw and King Aethelstan’s subsequent recapturing of York from the Vikings in…