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Treasure Hunting Magazine May 2024 issue

Published since 1977

Treasure Hunting is the UK's best selling metal detecting magazine. Published since 1977!

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In-depth articles, reviews of the latest metal detectors, news, views and opinion all about the great hobby of metal detecting. 

Metal Detecting books

We publish over 60 metal detecting books. From the best selling Spink coin books to Finds Identified from the British Museum.

A Hoard on a Hilltop - Treasure Hunting magazine

The Minelab Manticore: A Year In Adrian Gayler gives an in-depth review having put this machine through its paces over the past 12 months.
Let’s Talk Iron Gary Blackwell’s interesting article looks to understand why we get so many iron signals, and how to avoid them!
Reader Finds
A glorious pictorial summary of some of our readers’ recent finds.
A Brief Look at Roman Steelyard Weights Julian Evan-Hart examines these common detecting finds – how did they work and why do we find so many of them?
Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’ recent sale. 

News and Views There are some stunning finds in this month’s selection of news and stories from around the world of metal detecting, including a potentially unique Parisian Style gold half stater and the intrigue surrounding the unearthing of another mancus of Ecgberht.
An Archaeologist Ahead of His Time James Lomas meets up with Gilbert Burleigh who has been working with detectorists since the 1970s and has been involved with some amazing discoveries.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
The Fabulous Braintree Hoard Rachel Aked reviews the coins that make up this fascinating Anglo-Saxon hoard found in 2019 in Essex and recently sold at auction.
South West Searchers Visit Shropshire Read Hayley Ferme’s account of two detecting groups coming together for an epic weekend.

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Discovering Jewellery book

DISCOVERING JEWELLERY - An Identification and Valuation Guide, by Aaron Hammond

This fantastic A4 Hardback book is a must have for anyone trying to identify metal detecting finds.

The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
An illustrated guide to metal detecting and archaeological finds

The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
FINDS IDENTIFIED II – Dress Fittings & Ornaments

Metal Sewing Thimbles book

This beautiful new A4 Hardback book looks at the artefacts from the period leading up to the end of Roman rule in Britain. The early chapters seek to understand what was happening in Britain at that time, while the second part looks in detail at examples of brooches, buckles, belt fittings and spurs that have been dated to that period.

Spink Coins of England 2024 - Spink coin book

Spink Coins of England and the United Kingdom 2024.


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