Roman Buckles – British Dolphins and Lions This month’s article on Roman buckles from Stuart Laycock looks at the buckles produced in Britain from AD 367 until the end of Roman rule.
Mother-Matrix Bruce Hearn’s remarkable tale of finding an extremely rare Iron Age mother-matrix in a Hampshire field.
More Manor Finds David Stuckey continues to search the Manor House site and also highlights some of the amazing finds in Keith Hailey’s collection.
My Favourite Finds – The Early Detector Years Roman Ron recalls his first forays with a metal detector in the 1970s and showcases some of his best finds from that period.
Researching a Rolex Read Dan Pugh’s account of finding an engraved silver watch and his quest to return it to its rightful owner.
Introducing the FLOs This month we meet Matthew Fittock, Finds Liaison Officer for Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire.
Pro Detectie Association of Romania Discover some of the wonderful finds made by Michele and his detecting group in Romania.
Sites Revisited Bob Hall continues to enjoy his renewed love of detecting and discovers you’re never too old to learn!
Auction Round-Up A summary of some of the wonderful lots sold in the TimeLine Auctions saleroom.
Pipe Dreams Whilst mudlarking on the Thames foreshore, Mariusz Ciepluch finds a beautiful clay pipe.
News and Views A round-up of what’s been happening this month in 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.