Denarii Hoard Delight Darren Booth’s first ever Roman coin find turns
out to be part of a hoard.
Field Test – Garrett ACE Apex Adrian Gayler puts the latest machine
from Garrett through its paces on both farmland and the beach.
Roman Silver Hoard Igor Murawski recounts the tale of two friends who
helped a farmer find his wedding ring, which would ultimately lead them to
the best permission ever.
A Heap of Axe-Heads Dixie Dykes and his friend Tony search a stubble
field in Suffolk with spectacular results.
Going Solo Donna Martin ventures out on her own permissions in
Cambridgeshire and researches the history and folklore of some fascinating
Detecting up the Dale Barry Hardwick manages to secure a permission
on his mini-break in County Durham.
Detecting for Veterans Rally Gary Cook and Julian Evan-Hart take
a look at some of the stunning finds from the Ancaster rally held in
Collecting and Collections This second article of Gordon Bailey’s series
focuses on a field he began searching in the 1970s which would go on to
provide over a quarter of his entire collection.
Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’ recent
News and Views A look at this month’s news and stories from the world
of metal detecting, including some really unusual finds and a world record
sale price for a Celtic coin.
Reader Finds A round-up of some of our readers’ recent finds.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of some of the beautiful Celtic
coins sold by Chris Rudd Auctions in November 2020.
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