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Friday Update – 23 April 2021


Another 10 detecting finds in this week, including Bronze Age and Anglo_Saxon artefacts. There’s also a story of how a civil war ring, found on the Isle of Man in December last year, is linked to a chair in a pub in Bolton.

The PAS review has an unusual, possibly multi-purpose handle and a rare Anglo-Saxon halfpenny.

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 10 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Find of the Week

Gold Stater of the Dobunni

gold stater of the dobunni

A rare Boduoc Bold type of gold stater

Runner Up

Aethelred II, penny

Aethelred II penny

Struck at Wareham which is a very rare mint for this type of penny

Other Finds

Quarter ecu a la croix of Louis XIII of France

quarter ecu a la croix of Louis XIII of France

This is the first one of these that I have seen as a detecting find

Anglo-Saxon great square-headed brooch

Anglo-Saxon great square-headed brooch

A type of brooch that was worn by Anglo_Saxon women

PAS and Treasure Review

A selection of the finds recorded by PAS and treasure reports by the Treasure Registrars in the previous week

Previous Website Updates

Friday 16 April

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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