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Five year-old Leeds detectorist finds lost ring

Many detectorists spend years searching for that elusive piece of gold. A five year-old detectorist from Leeds, Bertie Lawson, found

Detectorist donates find to museum

Detectorist donates penannular ring to his local museum

Post Medieval gold ring

Detectorists Welsh finds declared treasure

Nine detecting finds in Wales are declared treasure

Pair in court for failing to declare treasure

Two men are due in court for failing to declare the discovery of 900 gold staters in September 2020.

Yorkshire wit?

The British Museum reveals its unusual finds, including a mount depicting a knight emerging from a snail riding on a goat

Website Updates

Friday 17 November

Friday Update: 17 November 2023

“Must see” gold torc on display. Finds do well at auction. Roman asparagus knife handle. Reader’s “very rare” Henry I penny

Friday 10 November 2023

Friday Update: 10 November 2023

Gold, Gold, Gold – Queen Edith’s ring to be sold, Reader’s Angel of Henry VII and a half Angel of Henry VIII. Except the last one’s a fake. PAS: Phoenix Pure.

Friday 3 November

Friday Update: 3 November 2023

Silver beats gold in readers finds. Treasure finds set new record in 2022. Does gold ring belong to a plague survivor?

Friday 27 October 2023

Friday Update: 27 October 2023

Readers Danelaw imitation is an “important find”. Noonans sell rare recent finds. “Flabbergasted” detectorist sells his gold. PAS: a naughty boy and a tortoise

Friday 20 October 2023

Friday Update: 20 October 2023

“Outstanding” quarter stater find that rewrites history. We also have a gold stater in readers finds. PAS Finds: Love and Loyalty seal matrix – what was it for?

friday 6 october

Friday Update: 6 October 2023

Nine readers finds include an Edward the Confessor penny. Two bargain coins unearthed in a junk shop. PAS: Deciphering a Russian flax seal and “Is this Treasure?”

Friday 29 September 2023

Friday Update: 29 September 2023

9 Readers finds include early milled and Irish penny of Richard III. Roman cavalry swords are a “remarkable find”. And, the head of Mithras.

friday 22 september 2023

Friday Update: 22 September 2023

17 readers finds including 2 gold coins. Remarkable coin cleaning. Rydale bowl sells for £28,000. Noonans sell gold ring found in 2022

Friday 25 August 2023

Friday Update: 25 August 2023

8 readers finds include a rare penny of Stephen. 6 gold rings in Noonans auction are recent finds. PAS has sterling of Enguerrand of Créqui

friday 11 august

Friday Update: 11 August 2023

Five readers finds include a Berwick penny of Edward III. PAS Finds have a Roman “festival of Isis” token and a Nationally Important ring