The finder of this coin, Robert Brace, asked if I could let him have a full ID and a valuation
This is the sort of coin that detectorists might find difficult to identify. It’s obviously a London penny of one
This hammered silver coin came in from Tony Hollis, who asked for a full ID and some idea of its
This hammered silver coin was unearthed by Andy Hooper during a recent dig. I was told that it measures 13mm
This finger ring is a recent find that came in from Tom Burton. Rings like this one are usually catalogued
This hammered silver coin is a recent find and was sent in by John Lashmar. However, John said he knew
A detectorist signing himself as Stephen asked for an ID and a valuation on the coin pictured here. It’s a
Alan Reynolds asked if I could let him have a valuation on this Ancient British gold stater. It’s a coin
Keith Waudby asked for a valuation on this Roman coin of Marcus Aurelius. It’s a sestertius, which is a denomination
This is number three from a group of four Roman coins that came in from Mike Ruczynski. The coin is
This hammered silver halfpenny, which measures about 15mm in diameter, was found by Peter Williams. Peter described it as a
A few weeks back I said I didn’t see many Irish hammered halfpennies as detecting finds. Having recently unearthed one,
This is the last of a group of four Roman coins, which were sent in by Mike Ruczynski. The first
By this time of year the number of fields available for detecting will be greatly reduced. Many will already have
It’s always nice when something turns up that you have been hoping for some time you would find. Andrew Thompson
This denarius is one from a group of four Roman silver coins that came in from Mike Ruczynski. I was
This is the second of the four Roman coins sent in by Mike Ruczynski. This one is a denarius of
I’ve said before that all the coins of Carausius used to be scarce or rare. As he was based in
Since this website was set up I’ve featured a number of groats of Henry VI. Some have been in very
This is the first of a couple of very recent finds that came in from Stephen Palmer. It’s an Elizabeth
Valuations with a story
Valuations which include a historical background or a related story
The story of Henry Murdac, Archbishop of York, and this very rare cut halfpenny issued by him
Roman fourrees are plated versions of Roman coins, some struck from official dies and others forgeries
How over 100 years of English history shaped the design of this unique coin.
The valuation of a rare and important Tremissis.
Plus the history of the Merovingians empire and their coinage.
Includes the story of the Brussels Hoard.