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Rare gold coin found by a metal detectorist

Rare gold coin worth £15,000 is found by an amateur treasure hunter who thought it was a bottle top. A rare gold coin dating back to the 15th century has been unearthed by an amateur treasure hunter –  who thought it was a bottle top. The prized coin was struck during the brief 86-day reign…

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Rare Roman gold coin unerathed in Devon

A hobbyist from Devon has unearthed a solid gold coin lost by a Roman soldier around 1400 years ago. Metal detector enthusiast Stephen Lovering made the discovery last week after scouting an area believed to house the remains of a lost village. Heavy to hold and about the size of a 5p piece, the Heraclius…

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Half Guinea

1684 Half Guinea from Ted. Ted detects with XP Deus metal detector. If you have trouble identifying your coins, we have a wide range of books available in Regton Metal Detectors Shop which will help. 1684 Half Guinea. The obverse shows a fine right-facing bust of the king Charles II wearing a Laurel wreath, surrounded…

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Lindisfarne Hoard – Museum needs £7,000

  Hoard of gold and silver coins dating from 1560s was discovered in the same building as those found 50 years ago on Northumberland island. In the 1560s Lindisfarne, a tidal island off the Northumberland coast near Berwick, was something of an armed camp close to the front line of the defence against Scotland. After…

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Metal Detectors – Most Magnificent Treasures Found.

Treasure! The vaults of museums around the world are filled with precious antiquities, but who knows how many historical gems are still out there waiting to be unearthed? This list shows, that anyone can strike it lucky… even you. So grab your metal detector and get searching. Advanced modern technology and availability of equipment made…