This section is for the latest news about finds and anything else relating to coins, artefacts and detecting. Have you heard or seen anything of interest? If so then do let me know
Many detectorists spend years searching for that elusive piece of gold. A five year-old detectorist from Leeds, Bertie Lawson, found
Detectorist donates penannular ring to his local museum
Nine detecting finds in Wales are declared treasure
Two men are due in court for failing to declare the discovery of 900 gold staters in September 2020.
The British Museum reveals its unusual finds, including a mount depicting a knight emerging from a snail riding on a goat
Readers finds include a rare Quarter Stater and Anglo-Saxon sceatta. Detectorist strikes gold twice. PAS review has Finds of Note. Treasure finds donated to local museum.
Readers finds include a rare Alexander III penny, Henry IV quarter noble and a denarius of Otho. PAS review has an extremely rare Elizabeth I pattern penny. Plus Auction news
7 readers find’s valued. Carausius deanrius find from April expected to make £20k+. Æthelstan, penny find from 2020 smashes auction estimate. Story of a Henry VIII groat from Tournai mint.
Ryedale Bronzes sell for £240,500. Reader’s finds include rare David I penny. Detectorist finds stolen treasure. PAS finds: story of the Boy Bishop tokens
9 finds identified include a gold stater of the Ambiani and an Anglo-Saxon sceatta. Hansons auction review. Trewhiddle style treasure found. Unusual gilded Eadred penny in the PAS review. Nighthawkers sentenced.
9 finds identified include 2 Denarii and a quarter merk. Has a detectorist found a sword from the Battle of Grunwald? Treasure thief convicted: detector destroyed. Unusual hornbook toy in PAS review. Auction news
10 finds identified include a Merovingian Tremissis. Ryedale Bronzes up for auction. PAS review with “I crack nuts” seal. Quick Quiz on Charles I errors.
10 finds identified including Bronze Age and Anglo-Saxon artefact. A Treasure find with links to a civil war execution. PAS review has a rare Anglo-Saxon halfpenny
14 finds identified – can you help identify one; two coins fetch more than £100,000; PAS review has a “manilla” currency bar; Henry VIII testoon with a Hans Holbein inspired portrait.
12 finds identified, treasure find donated to museum, detecting find requires two men to lift, auction of two coins worth more than £100,000