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Coins unearthed – 700 years later

by Luke Higgins
A group of amateur treasure-hunters struck gold – well silver to be exact – when they unearthed a horde of 13th Century coins. The excited members of Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Metal-Detecting Club were on a group dig at a farm in Sawley when enthusiast John Ward discovered a silver coin…

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…

In 2016 A Treasure trove of 1,000 Civil War coins was discovered in muddy field

by Luke Higgins
A MASSIVE hoard of 1,000 coins dug up in a field and dating back nearly 400 years to the English Civil War was discovered in 2016 and has been described as a monumental find. The coins, unearthed by Steven Ingram,…

Lorry driver finds more treasure in South Gloucestershire countryside: He has added more rare coins to his collection

by Luke Higgins
A Bristolian lorry driver has added five more coins to his growing collection of 350-year-old treasure. Ray Duncan, 55, from Horfield, has been a keen…

The gold-fingered gardener who unearths a piece of treasure every time she tends her vegetable patch

by Luke Higgins
Yes, its STILL coming up !! Exclusive pictures coming to archmdmag.com Many a veteran gardener will tell you they're 'green-fingered'. For relative novice Jan Long, however,…

In 2016 A Hoard of English Civil War coins found by Detectorist

by Luke Higgins
In 2016 : A haul of 1,000 coins dating back to the English Civil War has been found in the village of Ewerby in Lincolnshire. The coins, unearthed by local treasure hunter Steven Ingram, were scattered in the soil with fragments of the pot…

7 of the Biggest Treasure Troves Ever Found

by Luke Higgins
Buried treasure is one of those things that sounds like it only exists in stories. But throughout history, valuable objects—coins, jewelry, crowns—have often been either deliberately buried or just lost to the ages. Here are seven of the most valuable and extensive treasure…

Henry VIII sovereign found by Kempston metal detector

by Luke Higgins
A Henry the Eighth sovereign penny has been unearthed in Kempston by a local metal detecting enthusiast. Keith White began ‘detecting’ almost a year ago after being inspired by TV series ‘The Detectorists’. Experts say that the sovereign could…

Ancient Currency: A Guide to Money in Ancient Times

by Luke Higgins
    Written by: Charles Parker Human beings didn't always trade goods and services for paper notes that can be used to buy pretty much anything within a country's borders. For the vast majority of the existence of the species, bartering was the best…
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