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Enhanced technology leaves remaining Staffordshire Hoard even more open to theft.

6 years ago today we highlighted that “Minelab has just launched the GPX5000….it can easily find small objects at 24 inches” whereas a farming forum… 243 more words

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Last Chance for Ebenezer Metal Detector Workshop!

Last chance to sign up for the upcoming workshop on Metal Detecting for Archaeologists to be held at Ebenezer, Georgia, visit this website and hurry, hurry, hurry: 261 more words


Lost ring found in lake by metal detectorists

A man has been reunited with his lost wedding ring after metal detectorists found it at the bottom of a lake. Matt Walker was swimming in Marine Lake, Clevedon, in August when the band slipped off his finger. 147 more words

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Farmer Brown: They're revising the detecting code at last! But will it be emasculated again?

Dear Colleagues,

This week CBA Director Mike Heyworth chaired a meeting “to agree a revised metal detecting code”. Good. We farmers need a “Tesco clause” saying “show everything you intend to take home and get a receipt for it” (like millions of Tesco customers, including all detectorists, do all the time.) Which honest detectorist would object to that? 517 more words

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Metal detectorist found guns on the Thames bank

A metal detectorist unearthed a stash of five handguns as he walked along the foreshore of the Thames. The man found the weapons as he walked along the south side of the river near Blackfriars Bridge at low tide. 136 more words

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First visit to a new field

With new land to try I couldn’t resist a trip out, so after an early lunch yesterday I took myself off for an exploratory visit to the largest of the new fields open to me. 449 more words

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Metal detecting: a miasma of statistics and lies.

by Nigel Swift

There’s a big shadow over Britain’s portable antiquities policy. It’s that PAS’s data can’t be authenticated. So it’s right to speculate on the level of false reporting. 156 more words

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