Iron Age gold coin of Anarevito and Eppillus - Kent, England, about 10 BC - AD 20 This unique gold coin refers to an Iron Age British king called Anarevito. Until it was found by a metal detector user near Dover in 2010, there was no evidence for the existence of a king of this name. The appearance of the coin, which is similar in style to other Iron Age coins from Kent, suggests that Anarevito held power in Kent at around the time of the birth of Christ.
A large silver alloy Carolingian lidded vessel, part of the hoard of Viking treasure unearthed by metal-detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan, 47, in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland.
A hoard of 1,000-year-old artefacts including more than 200 coins, ingots & pieces of silver jewellery, found buried in north Lancashire. The British Museum are examining the hoard after it was discovered in a lead pot by a metal detector enthusiast. The hoard buried at a time when the Anglo-Saxons were attempting to take control of the north of England from the Vikings. Contains Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Viking, German & Islamic coins. 201 silver objects, 27 coins, buried 900AD.
Treasure hunter finds medieval ring in Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest
BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: MarkThompson/BNPS Engraving of a female saint. A medieval ring found by an amateur treasure hunter in the heart of Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest could be worth up to £70,000. Mark Thompson, who makes his living spray-painting fork lift trucks, had been in the famous Nottinghamshire woodland for just 20 minutes when his metal detector sounded. The 34-year-old, who had only taken up the hobby 18 months before, was expecting to find something innocuous - perhaps…
Flight of the valkyrie: the Viking figurine that's heading for Britain. 800AD. The thumb-sized figurine is made of gilded silver, with some black niello inlay decoration. The valkyrie is armed with a double-sided Viking sword and a round shield, her hair neatly twisted into a long ponytail forming a loop, which would point to it likely being a pendant. Gorgeous stuff!
Pair of metal detector friends discover thousands of silver and gold Iron Age coins from 50BC worth £ 10 million buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years. The treasure is thought to have been buried by a Celtic tribe called the Coriosolitae, in the hope it could be dug up once the Romans had left. Though Pinterest says the link is inappropriate, it's the Daily Mail and this isn't an article about cancer, royalty or the goverment.