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Friday Update: 16 June 2023


With the hot weather continuing, the hard ground is making detecting difficult and the interesting stories seem to have dried up as well in the last few weeks. We’ve five more readers finds including a short cross penny of Henry III – you may well have found one of these as they are relatively common detecting finds. This one is a bit special as it’s a rare Class of the penny.

In PAS finds is a small Roman container in the form of a sea monster with a connection to a Roman, Welsh and Irish god.

Identification and Valuations

Five more readers finds this week. Thanks to all those who have sent them in

Find of the Week

Voided long cross penny of Henry III

Voided long cross penny of Henry III

This coin was found many years since by Colin Person

Runner Up

Groat of Henry VI

Groat of Henry VI

This recent find was unearthed by David Richman.

Centenionalis of Constantine II

Centenionalis of Constantine II

The images of this Roman coin were sent in by Mike Ruczynski

Denarius of Diva Faustina Senior


The Roman silver coin featured here was unearthed by Edward Burns

Denarius of Elagabalus

Mike Ruczynski said this coin was found a long time since by his brother, John

PAS Finds (w/e 9/6/23) – Ketos

Ketos figurine

A Roman figurine container, in the form of a sea monster, with a link to Tolkein’s Middle Earth.

Previous Website Updates

9 June 2023
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Friday 19 May 2023

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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.

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