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Friday Update – 18 December

Each Friday afternoon, I will update the website with all my latest coin news and valuations, articles and news.


Thrill of the Find

Collection of reader’s stories, sharing the thrill they get from finding things.

Thrill of the Find

If you have been out detecting recently, please let me have your story and pictures from any finds.

Detecting in the News

A round-up of articles about metal detecting in the press.

Anglo-Saxon brooch from Galloway Hoard


Detectorist accused of looting

Galloway Hoard goes on display

Photo: John Lord, CC BY 2.0

Valuations and Identifications

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

Other Valuations

Highlights of my other valuations, with a particular story to tell

Mary Tudor Groat

Mary I Groat

and the story of her reign

Ancient British silver - Roger Paul

Ancient British Silver Unit

Rare type of coin comes in for the second time in two weeks

Auction News

Previews of upcoming auctions and auction results

Next week

Next week, I will be updating the website on Boxing Day morning. This will include the usual valuations plus a Christmas Coin Quiz and the latest instalment in my Kings and Queens series: William II.

Christmas Coin Quiz

On Boxing Day, I will be publishing my Christmas Coin Quiz: 40 questions to test your knowledge of coins.

Spink have kindly provided the prize for the winner: four of their superb coin books, including the new Coins of England 2021.

William II – article

The story of the reign of William II from becoming King of England, on the death of his father William the Conqueror. Including the troubled relationship with his brother and the mystery surrounding his death.

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.

Or if you have any detecting news then please Contact Me.

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