News and Views A round-up of stories from the metal detecting world, including a rare medieval reliquary pendant with its contents still intact!
Reader Finds A showcase of some of our readers’ recent finds.
The Mysterious Golden Bangle Billy Vaughan’s account of finding a stunning Bronze Age gold bracelet.
The Mudlark Treasures of Rae Love Jason Sandy interviews fellow mudlark Rae Love and shares her favourite finds from the Thames.
Big Birds and Buckles Denise Moncaster unearths another selection of interesting artefacts including a pair of lead toy aeroplanes.
There’s Gold in Them There Hills A rally in Dorset organised by Pete Penfold produces some special finds, including several pieces of Bronze Age gold.
Nine Golden Years A look at Dave Clarke’s stunning gold finds made during his nine years of detecting.
Pictures from the Past Hopenscope looks at the history of medieval church brasses, explaining why these are often found as fragments by detectorists.
Historic Site Returns Scott Reardon continues to discover coins and artefacts from medieval to Victorian on his London sites.
Coinage in Anglo-Saxon England This month Dr Richard Kelleher takes a look at the Northumbrian Series.
Purse Spill or Hoard? Gary Smith finds a small hoard of Edward I hammered pennies.
Anglo-Saxon Treasure Chris Burnsall shares his story of finding an Anglo-Saxon sword pommel and its journey through the Treasure process.
Auction Round-Up A review of some of the lots sold in TimeLine Auctions latest sale.
A Medieval Rarity Gary Cook reports on Steve Murtie’s incredibly rare medieval headstall find.
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Benet’s Roman Artefacts follows the same format as previous editions of Benet’s but is purely focused on the Roman period.
This superb artefact identifier and price guide contains over 1300 Roman artefacts in full colour (the majority we have never published before). With up-to-date prices, Benet’s is the must have guide for identification and valuations. The prices quoted are based upon first hand knowledge and experience of the antiquities market as well as recent actual sale prices.
Contents include: Brooches, Belt Accessories, Chariot Fittings, Domestic Items, Knives & Accessories, Mounts & Plaques, Jewellery, Pendants, Rings & Statuettes.
Spink Coins of England and the United Kingdom 54th Edition 2019
(Includes both pre and post decimal volumes)
Coins of England and the United Kingdom remains the only reference work which features every major coin type from Celtic to the present day with accurate market values for every coin type listed.
It is an essential guide for beginners, serious numismatists and anyone interested in British Coinage. As with every new edition, all sections of the catalogue have been carefully checked by the specialists at Spink and the prices of the coins have been updated to reflect current market conditions.
Possibly the most comprehensive finds identification book ever published.
An illustrated guide to metal detecting and archaeological finds.
The Team at the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme have spent years collating, identifying and photographing finds from the Stone Age through to the 20th century, and for the first time, this book pulls together a selection of the most interesting items in one beautiful volume. Lavishly illustrated with thousands of photographs, this book not only helps to identify the artefacts but puts them in context and offers detailed information on each object.