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Metal detectorist get time behind bars

Another kick in the balls for metal detecting detectorists were sent to jail for theft of a Viking treasure. George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies,...

Staffordshire hoard Saxon Gold

The Staffordshire hoard of Anglo Saxon artefacts from 650 AD sold for £3.285 million and is now recognised as “one of the countries greatest...

Metal detectorist cheats the church

Once again the media has picked out another metal detector user in a bad light with tales of theft and corruption. The well known and...

Roman evidence found in the USA

Did the Romans settle in the USA, if so this will re write the history books. Back in 2016 a guy called Scott Clark wrote...

Thieves with metal detectors

This is the big one a Hoard of Viking coins seized during police raid opens up a can of worms for detectorists. Police seized the...

Gold Roman coin fetches £460.000

Once again another metal detecting find hits the headlines, this time it's a Gold Aureus of Allectus (AD293-296) found by a detectorist in Kent. As...

Archaeologist stole more than £11,000 from club members

Metal detectorist and Archaeologist John Maloney 54 appeared at Leicester Crown Court for sentencing having pleaded guilty to fraud. The Judge awarded Mr Maloney a...

Homes raided after non declared metal detecting finds

Police are investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures found by metal detectorists, recently a hoard of Viking coins worth at least £500,000 have...

Metal detecting video of the month

The mild bunch This great video shows some great comradery between friends while out on a days metal detecting. I love the dry humour and little...
Another Roman coin

Rare Roman coin – Or not !

Archaeologists working alongside Highways England who are improving the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon discovered an incredibly rare Roman Bronze coin minted for a...