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Three early tests for the new management of PAS

Will it be “new PAS, new mission”? We may know soon for three  particularly awful detecting rallies are about to be re-run. Will the new PAS management act in the interests of heritage protection this time or remain as uncritical facilitators? 375 more words

Metal Detecting

A Whistle

Once again we return to one of metal detectorist Norman’s finds on the old recreation ground. This time it is a whistle.

Sadly, this is not in working order any more. 98 more words


Rose City Coin Club August 2015 Meeting

The August meeting of the Rose City Coin Club was called to order by El Presidente’ Bill Vaughan at 6:15 p.m. on the 17th at the Thomas County Library Flipper Room. 400 more words


Myth-peddlers: two archaeos and two detectorists.

They keep telling the public porkies. We keep highlighting the facts. That’s how it works in Bonkers Britain. Here are the latest 4 examples:

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Metal Detecting

Three Farthings

Amongst the items which metal detectorist Norman found on the old Recreation Field there are hundreds of coins. Most are 19th or 20th century and would like familiar to those who remember our pre decimal coinage. 166 more words


800-year-old cross found by Welsh detectorist

‘I nearly fainted with excitement’: Priceless 800-year-old silver and gold cross unearthed by Welsh detectorist. Malcolm Corfield found the precious medieval artefact buried 8in deep in the ground. 149 more words

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Treasure hunter found £2.9 million in gold coins

Treasure hunters have discovered a hoard of Spanish gold coins from the 18th century that are worth around £2.9m. The 350 coins have lied scattered on the Atlantic sea bed off the coast of Florida for the past 300 years. 189 more words

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