The main article this week is on a shovel-board shilling. This was prompted by an announcement last week that a detectorist had donated a piece to the British Museum. This piece is of a significant piece of social history but the exact reason for its modifications are a mystery. Can you help solve it?
I’ve 11 new valuations including a William the Lion penny and a roman finger ring.
In the PAS and Treasure Review, there’s a Roman folding knife with a handle formed by three figures in a adventurous position. In Detecting in the News, the British Museum reveals its most interesting recent finds.
Valuations and Identifications
In this week’s edition there are 11 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.
PAS and Treasure Review
A selection of the finds recorded by PAS and treasure reports by the Treasure Registrars in the previous week
Detecting in the news
A round-up of detecting stories in the press
Previous Website Updates
You can find previous website updates in News
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.