Friday Update – 26 February 2021

Editorial

In Auction News, some strong results from the three auctions this week. Plus a look forward to Timeline’s coin auction on 28 February.

Detecting in the News has the stories of two more important finds made by a detectorist.

Plus valuations of readers’ coins, including one described as “fresh out of the ground”. 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.

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 5 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Find of the Week

edward gold ryal FOTW

Edward IV Quarter Ryal

A type that appears to be uncatalogued

Runner Up

Antonines Pius Denarius

Antoninus Pius, Denarius

A well struck coin in VF condition

Auction News

Auction Previews

Auction Results

Three auctions were held this week, each containing significant recent detecting finds. The biggest surprise of the week was the Celtic Horse Brooch, which was sold by Hansons for £71,500. The pre-sale estimate was £6,000 – £8,000.

Detecting in the News

Quick Quiz

Each week I will be publishing a Quick Quiz of typically 6 or 8 questions on a particular theme. You will receive an immediate score and explanation of the answers and so hopefully, these will be both fun and informative.

Previous Website Updates

You can find previous website updates in News

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Help with the next edition

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.

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