Using a Minelab GPX 5000 Gordon Heritage explains just why this specialist detector is invaluable.
The Groat Finders Three Henry Francois, Sarah Oliver and Simon Blackford, the joint finders of a hoard in Wiltshire, give us their personal accounts of their amazing finds.
Medieval Magic and Mystery John Keene’s searches around a medieval church and a roman villa site produce an interesting selection of finds.
Not Just About the Finds Gary Cook takes a look at the human side of metal detecting and the friendships he has made over the years.
Four Decades of Treasure Hunting Geoff Mellard’s detecting story, from his early days of searching wrecks, to the hundreds of Roman coins he has unearthed is a fascinating read.
Introducing the FLOs Wil Partridge, Finds Liaison Officer for Wiltshire.
Auction Round-Up A summary of some of the wonderful lots sold in the TimeLine Auctions saleroom.
Detecting Finds from the Boer War Reghardt Van Jaarsveld detects in South Africa around the area of the Siege of Ladysmith.
Bug Eyes and Broken Bowls Rickey Jones gives his account of finding a stunning Celtic bowl in Kent.
The Eggleston Hoard Read Phil Holt’s amazing tale of finding a large hoard of Bronze Age artefacts.
News and Views From Celtic silver to Cornish gold, lead soldiers from the USA to returning lost rings, a round-up of this month’s news and stories from the world of metal detecting.
Reader Finds A showcase of some of our readers’ recent finds.
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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.