Metal Detecting Blog

NOTE – Please, if possible photograph the location and record the 10 figure OS Grid Reference of your finds. Any find older than 1650 should be passed on to your Finds Liaison Officer for recording on the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Anything that may be classed as Treasure must be reported to the Coroner.

A day metal detecting around an old Manor House and Estate in north-east Dorset. Historically, several silver hammered coins had been found on the estate – in one field in particular, but I was in the field next to it to see whether the coin hot-spot extended. As well as…

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I decided that I’d have a few hours detecting on a Celtic-Romano site before Storm Dennis hit with it’s gales and torrential rain.  The weather forecasters had promised a few good hours up to lunchtime before the storm arrived – they were wrong 😢

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