Article | Metal detector pair find Saxon artefact

Published by The Express & Star, Thursday 15th November, 2012 Treasure dating back to the seventh century has been discovered by two metal detecting enthusiasts. West Bromwich father-of-two Patrick Etheridge and his friend Danny O’Beirnes, from Birmingham, came across the gold pendant while searching private farmland in Meriden. About the size of a 10 pence…

Article | Treasure find in Taunton – 300-year-old ring discovered

Published  by This is The West Country, Sunday 11th November 2012 A POST medieval silver cufflink celebrating the marriage of Charles II and Catherine of Braganza was officially declared treasure at an inquest in Taunton. The 13.6mm-wide accessory – engraved with two love hearts below a crown – was unearthed by metal detector enthusiast Doug Turner…

Article | Roman find in Kelty!

Published by Dunfermline Press, Saturday 3rd November, 2012 A ROSYTH man uncovered a 1500-year-old Roman brooch while out with his metal detector in Kelty. Delighted John Wilson (47), Daniel Place, found the Dark Ages piece at a permission site at the north side of the village last month. He said, “I had already found coins at…

Article | Buried treasure goes on show at museum

Published by This Is Wiltshire, Saturday 3rd November, 2012 TROWBRIDGE Museum’s latest exhibition Buried Bounty will run at the museum, in The Shires Shopping Centre, until November 17. The exhibition features exciting discoveries made by metal detector users in the area. Most of the finds are from Dave Crisp, who unearthed the famous Frome hoard, of…

Aticle | £9,000 raised for coin hoard

 Published by Cotswold Journal, Tuesday 23rd October 2012   A YEAR after a hoard of Roman coins was discovered on Bredon Hill, a campaign to ensure the important find stays in the county has raised nearly £9,000. Museums Worcestershire has been working hard to raise the £40,000 needed to acquire, conserve and display the hoard, which was…

Article | Dig it! Australia among the best places to dig for buried treasure

Published by News.com.au, Wednesday 31st October, 2012 THERE’S a secret world of goodies buried beneath the earth’s rocks and waves. Looking for loot – from pirate booty to secret stashes – is an adventure all its own. Lonely Planet has compiled a list of the world’s top 10 places to hunt for treasure in their Best in…