Spink set a world record for an Elizabeth I coin this week when they sold a pattern groat for £480,000. Several other coins in the Horace Hird collection significantly exceeded their estimates.
Seven new Readers’ finds including a rare Conobelinus Lyre Player type of Ancient British silver unit. In PAS finds is a 19th century mourning ring and the lock bolt from a Roman tumbler lock.
In the news is the story of how a detectorist’s find has inspired a major exhibition on Richard III. Also, two medieval silver brooches are declared treasure.
Valuations and Identifications
In this week’s edition there are 7 new Reader’s finds including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.
Find of the Week
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Please help me with next week’s edition. If you’ve been out detecting again or taking the time to go through your collection, please contact me with anything you find of interest or would like me to identify.