Gold and silver treasure discovered in Gloucestershire

Historical jewellery which has lain undetected for centuries has been unearthed across the county. A Bronze Age hoard of gold bracelets from the Forest of Dean, an early medieval gold finger ring dug up in a village south of Gloucestershire, a 350-year-old silver thimble found in the Stroud district, and a post-Medieval silver-gilt spoon will…

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Hoard of silver found in County Durham field

A  metal detecting enthusiast has dug up a bag of silverware which could have been buried for more than 30 years. Candles, candelabras and a silver teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl made up the haul, which was discovered in a field in Summerhouse. The items were found taped up in a black bag, which…

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Historic Wrexham finds declared ‘treasures’

An Anglo-Saxon strap end, Bronze Age axe fragments and coins dating to the English Civil War are among several items declared as treasure by a coroner. An inquest in Wrexham yesterday also heard other finds dug up in North-East Wales included a 16th or 17th century silver hawking ring, a 17th century thimble and a…

Roman coin found near Dorking…

Published by this is surrey today.co.uk, Wednesday, 28th September 2011. “The latest exhibit to be added is a Roman silver coin struck during the reign of the emperor Philippus – known as Philip the Arab – which was found between Westcott and Dorking last week by a member of a metal detecting club.” – Taken…

Thanks from the finder of the South Warwickshire Hoard…

We received an email this morning from the finder of the South Warwickshire Hoard… “Many Thanks to all at Regton. As the finder of the South Warwickshire Hoard, which, after 3 long years within the Treasure Act process, is now proudly displayed in Warwick Museum. I wanted to inform you that this fantastic Hoard (1,146 Denarii 190 B.C. to 64…