Friday Update – 13 August 2021

Editorial

A busy week with 11 finds sent into the website. It’s great to have quite a few new contributors. Some really interesting items including an Edward IV quarter ryal and an Edward III noble, which has been restored after being unearthed with a few bends. Also, is a George III half guinea, which has caused some debate in detecting forums as to whether it is a forgery.

In the news this week are three reports of finds being declared Treasure. One of these is a hoard of Medieval silver coins which the detectorist finder has donated to his local museum.

In the PAS review, there is a first for the PAS: a penny of Edward, Count of Bar. Also, why has a penny of John been tightly wound shortly after it was issued.

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 8 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Previous Website Updates

You can find all previous website updates in News

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Help with the next edition

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.

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