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Friday Update – 12 February 2021


Amongst the coins sent out this week are some from detecting finds from the last couple of weeks. It’s good to see that some people have been able to take advantage of the revised government guidance, allowing detecting during lockdown. If you are thinking of going out detecting, there are a number of rules and conditions and so it is well worth checking out the government guidance in Detecting now allowed in lockdown.


A story of one of my finds

The story of how I found this scabbard mount in 2020. It has now been declared treasure

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 11 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Find of the Week

Henry V Quarter Noble

Extremely rare class of quarter noble

Runner Up

Gold Stater - Glen Lister

Gold Stater

First gold stater find for detectorist after 40 years detecting

Other identification

Fourree - Tiberius

Roman Fourrees

Plated coins, some from official dies, some forgeries

Auction Results

DNW – 9 Feb, Coins and Historical Medals

Lot 118, Stephen Penny auction preview

Rare penny issued by Archbishop Murdac, found by a detectorist in Yorkshire in 2019, exceeds estimate.

Quick Quiz

Each week I will be publishing a Quick Quiz of typically 6 or 8 questions on a particular theme. You will receive an immediate score and explanation of the answers and so hopefully, these will be both fun and informative.

Quick Quiz #4: Charles I Mints

Quick Quiz - Charles I mints

Can you identify from which mints these Charles I coins were issued?

Previous Website Updates

You can find previous website updates in News

Next week

Henry VI – Part Two

The second part of the story of Henry VI – the loss of France and the lead up to the War of the Roses

Help with the next edition

Please help me with next week’s edition. If you would like a coin identified or valued then please see my free online coin valuation service.

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