Friday Update – 21 May 2021

Editorial

The biggest news of the week is the sale of the Ryedale Bronzes by Hansons. The buyer paid £244,500 to acquire this detecting find from last May.

Amongst this week’s identifications is a find that looks like a penny of Henry I but it is something far more significant.

In the news, a novice detectorist unearths a hoard of Roman, Viking and Bronze Age relics. Being wrapped in an Aldi plastic bag doesn’t seem quite right.

The PAS review has the story of Boy Bishop tokens as well as a papal bulla in excellent condition.

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 9 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Auction Results

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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