Discovering Carausius Dave Crisp looks at the life and career of Carausius, self-declared emperor of Britain at the end of the 3rd century AD, some of whose coins were found in the famous Frome Hoard.
Two Hoards From axe-heads to groats, Peter Major’s first year of detecting is definitely one to remember.
A Fabulous New Site Could Carl Roberts and his good friend Nick have located a significant Celtic and Roman burial site in Kent?
Full Steam Ahead Having gained permission on a local field, Denise Moncaster makes some great finds from across the centuries.
Roman Hoards from a New Site Brian Goodsir-Thompson and his friend John are stunned to unearth two Roman coin hoards in two days!
Detecting on the East Coast Colin Fordham searches areas of coastal erosion on his local beaches with his CTX 3030.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of beautiful Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
Product Review Adrian Gayler puts the new lightweight Megraphta spade through its paces.
Glorious Gorgeous George The finding of a George III halfcrown over 10 years ago sparked John Keen’s passion for detecting.
Uncanny Encounters Julian Evan-Hart examines those inexplicable
feelings of being watched, or even helped, out in the fields.
Finds from a Norfolk Field William Lovett makes some lovely finds, from the Celts to World War II.
Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’ recent sale.
News and Views A look at this month’s news and stories from the world of metal detecting, including a look at the latest Coiltek coil, some beautiful golden finds and a rare Tealby penny brooch.
Reader Finds A round-up of some of our readers’ recent finds.
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The second book in the Finds Identified series, this volume focuses on dress fittings and ornaments, the most common artefacts found by metal detectorists. Beautifully illustrated, with thousands of photographs of over 1300 artefacts, this book provides an essential guide to identifying metal detecting finds.
As with the first book, the objects are organised on a thematic basis, with similar types shown together, allowing you to see how various types of artefacts have evolved through the ages.
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Tags and Dress Hooks, Buttons and Cufflinks, Lace
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This superb artefact identifier and price guide ranges from the Stone Age through to the Tudor period - Benet’s is the must have guide for identification & 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: Stone Age, Bronze Age, Celtic & Iron Age, Roman, Anglo Saxon, Viking, Norman, Medieval, Tudor and Post Tudor – with artefacts covering Axe heads, Spears, Swords, Daggers, Brooches, Pendants, Rings, Jewellery, Buckles, Horse Fittings, Pommels, Thimbles, Seals and many more.
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Coins of England and the United Kingdom remains the only reference work which features every major coin type from Celtic to decimalisation in 1971 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.
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