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A 17th Century heraldic vervel (hawking ring) was declared Treasure last week.
Last Friday (August 13th), a hoard of coins stashed in the reign of Charles I during the English Civil War was been declared treasure
A hoard of 15 silver coins, found on 10 November 2020 on a hillside in Dursley, Gloucestershire, was declared Treasure
Three Welsh finds from the Bronze Age and medieval periods were declared Treasure last week
Detectorist Iain Sansome has two recent finds declared Treasure
Last week, this hoard of Bronze Age tools was declared treasure. The objects were found during an organised metal detecting
This gold and garnet sword pyramid was found by detectorist Jamie Harcourt in the Breckland area of Norfolk in April
This 3,000 year-old sun pendant is to go on public display for the first time since its discovery at Shrewsbury
This gold mancus of Ecgberht of Wessex is going to auction with Dix Noonan Webb and is expected to fetch £200,000.
This week, this mystery object was declared treasure. It’s a gilded silver object with niello inlay and Salin’s Style I decoration,
This week, a hoard of 87 Viking silver coins, 13 pieces of cut, silver arm-rings or “hack silver” and associated
This week, the Treasure Registrars thanked the detectorist and landowner for donating this item of treasure to their local museum
It was announced this week that this gold and garnet cross should go on public display after being acquired by the Kent Archaeological Society.
Tonbridge detectorist tells how he discovered two Merovingian Tremisses
A Medieval gold ring and a Carolingian-style strap end are donated by the detectorist finders to their local museum
At an inquest at Hereford Town Hall on Monday 7 June, this medieval ring was declared treasure. The ring had
Hansons sell Ryedale Bronzes for £240,500
On 7 May, detectorist Charles Cartwright was out detecting for the first time in a field in the Malvern Hills when his detector “went crazy”.
On Thursday, May 6, this detecting find was declared treasure. It was found on 15 February 2020 at Cheswardine, near
Five men from Tameside, Greater Manchester, admitted to illegally detecting at Beeston Castle in Cheshire and Roche Abbey in South
As an update to the article Pair in court for failing to declare treasure, the two people involved have now
A detectorist in Poland has discovered a medieval sword which may have been used in the Battle of Grunwald in
Many detectorists spend years searching for that elusive piece of gold. A five year-old detectorist from Leeds, Bertie Lawson, found
The story of how a civil war ring found by a detectorist in the Isle of Man is linked to
Detectorist donates penannular ring to his local museum
Nine detecting finds in Wales are declared treasure
Two men are due in court for failing to declare the discovery of 900 gold staters in September 2020.
The British Museum reveals its unusual finds, including a mount depicting a knight emerging from a snail riding on a goat
Young detectorist finds a World War Two land mine
Detecting in the News stories from February 2021