metal detecting hoards / 52 posts found

Hoard of 2,000-year-old coins found in field is “very rare indeed”

by Luke Higgins
Gloucestershire County Council says a hoard of 2,000-year-old silver coins found in a field is “very rare indeed”. The authority had not commented on the discovery of the Roman coins after they were found off the A40 near Gloucester…

The most valuable metal detector finds ever

by Luke Higgins
Metal detecting can be a tedious, thankless task. However, every so often enthusiasts chance upon the most incredible finds. From gigantic gold nuggets to precious Iron Age artifacts, we reveal the most valuable metal detector hauls of all time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYGkzMjy_cw…

Buried treasure is real – this is how to find it and whether you have to give it back

by Luke Higgins
In 2014, Derek McLennan found a Viking treasure hoard of gold, silver, textiles and jewels in Scotland. He got £2million out of it. The same year David Blakey found almost 2,000 Roman coins in East Yorkshire – worth and estimated…

Roman and medieval coins and jewellery declared treasure

by Luke Higgins
Roman and medieval gold and silver objects found in Wrexham and Flintshire have been declared treasure. The finds included a silver gilt ring and a silver arm-ring chain, both from Henryd, and a medieval silver brooch from Trelawnyd. Regton Metal Detection…

WOW !! In 2010 A Boy , 3 years Old unearthed A £2.5m treasure trove on FIRST metal detecting expedition

by Luke Higgins
Daily Mail Nov 2010 IF James Hyatt was old enough to understand the concept, his family would tell him he is blessed with beginner’s luck. The three-year-old was…

800-year-old coin minted by Henry II is expected to make £500,000 at auction

by Luke Higgins
The first ever English gold coin that had to be scrapped after a banking blunder meant is was worth less than its weight in gold, is now tipped to sell for £500,000. Some 52,000 of the King Henry III gold pennies were…

Gold and Silver Ancient Roman Coins Found In Spain

by Luke Higgins
Much of Europe’s earliest recorded history tends to begin with the conquest of the Roman Empire. Of course, archaeologists and historians know that a number of cultures were active on the continent during the Bronze Age. Nonetheless, the progress for civilization…

Anglo-Saxon Gold Coin Hoard Found With Metal Detector

by Luke Higgins
On nearly a monthly basis, a metal detectorist or group of adventurous people with metal detectors somewhere in Great Britain uncovers a buried artifact that classifies as treasure under U.K. law. Any item containing at least 10% gold and dating more than…

BREAKING NEWS !! : Detectorist finds Roman coins and lead grave found in Somerset field

by Luke Higgins
PLEASE SHARE - This article with any people or groups you think would be interested in reading. A Roman grave containing a lead coffin and more than 250 coins has been discovered in a field. The…

Celtic coins found in field could be next major hoard

by Luke Higgins
Metal detectorists John Quemard (43) and his 16-year-old son Bradley have found 27 Celtic coins buried in a field in an undisclosed location. The coins are more than 2,000 years old. Experts say they belong to the Coriosolitae tribe and are the same type of coins…
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