Friday Update – 6 August 2021

Editorial

The public offer of mediation talks between the NCMD Executive and the four regions in dispute was broadly welcomed. Progress towards organising this meeting appears to have hit a brick wall. For the sake of our hobby, let’s hope that this can be resolved.

I’ve had eight detecting finds in from readers this week for identification including a Edward IV groat in VF condition and a forgery of a James I double crown. In the PAS review is an Iron Age pot with mystery contents and a Roman stud used on a cremation casket.

A couple of Treasure items in the news. In Shropshire it is hoped that a hoard of Bronze Age axes will go on public display at Shrewsbury Museum as part of their new Bronze Age exhibition. It will join another detecting find, the Shropshire Sun Pendant, as I reported in last Friday’s update. In Norfolk, a Sutton Hoo era sword pyramid has been unearthed.

NCMD News

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 8 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Previous Website Updates

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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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