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Friday Update: 20 October 2023


All detectorist dream of unearthing a gold coin as evidenced by Bill Wiggins, one of our readers, who sent in a gold stater for an ID and valuation this week. He said the coin was his best find ever.

Imagine then that you find a gold quarter stater and an expert from the Ashmolean Museum says “It is one of the outstanding discoveries of recent decades in Celtic numismatics“. That what detectorist Lewis Fudge did earlier this year and it led to a remarkable investigation to identify the previously unknown king who had issued it.

And in PAS finds an unusual seal matrix known as a “Love and Loyalty matrix”. Why would someone choose this matrix?

Detectorist finds gold coin that rewrites history

Identification and Valuations

Seven more readers finds. Thanks to all those who have sent them in

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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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