Metal detecting holidays in England

with the Worlds most successful metal detecting club

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Welcome to my detecting holidays in England web site. We have been running as a club for nearly 20 years now and every find ever made by the guys is posted on this site.These are small hunts on lands that have had occupation from Stone age to present day, bordering the oldest town in Britain. Check the latest news page regularly for the latest finds, land news and what's happening generally. This site is updated almost daily during the hunting season so you can watch what the guys are finding, As it happens !!

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Below are individual pages of finds

Axe hoard report
Axe heads
Bale seals
Barrel spigot & spouts
Base metal milled English coins
Bells & Whistles
Book clasps
Brooches and pendants
Bronze Age Axes
Bronze Age Axe hoard report
Bronze & Iron Age gold artefact finds
Buckles Early
Buckles Page 1
Buckles Page 2
Button Corporation
Buttons Livery
Buttons Navy
Buttons Dress
Buttons Military Index
Buttons silver
Cannon balls
Cannons Toy
Celtic Artefacts
Celtic gold coins
Celtic silver and bronze coins
Charles 1st
Charles II
Chess, dice and gaming pieces
Civil War 17thC
Clog and shoe fasteners
Clothing fasteners
Cloth seals
Club Records
Coin identifying
Coin weights
Continental crockard and pollards
Cufflinks silver
Dress buttons
Dress guide 16th/17th C
Edward 1st to 2nd
Edward III - Gold and large silver
Edward III - Small silver London mint only
Edward III - Small silver Non London mints only
Edward IV
Edward VII
Elizabeth 1st - small coinage, 1. 2, 3 pences
Elizabeth 1st - groats (4 pences) only
Elizabeth 1st - sixpences only
Elizabeth 1st - gold and shillings only
Farthings 17thC
Finds storage/display cases
Foreign Coppers & milled silver
Foreign Hammered coins
Georgian Period artefacts
George 1st to II Period coins
George III coins
George IV coins
Global News Page
Gold finds Bronze/Iron Age
Gold finds all
Gold ingots
Gold Jewelry
Gold Hammered coins
Groats - 4 pences
Half Groats - 2 pences
Hammered copper coins
Hammered silver coins index
Harness mounts
Henry I
Henry II
Henry III
Henry IV
Henry V
Henry VI
Henry VII
Henry VIII
Irish Coins
James 1st
James II
Jewelry gold only
Lead finds
Lead tokens

Keys and locks
Livery buttons
Military Index
Military badges
Military buttons foreign
Military buttons numbered regs
Military buttons named regs

Medieval artifacts
Medieval groats
Modern coins Post 1901
Mounts acorn
Mounts index
Mounts floral
Mounts fretwork
Mounts heart shaped
Mounts hooked
Mounts multi sided
Mounts oval
Mounts triangular
Musket parts
Navy buttons
Palm guards
Pipe tampers and smoking
Pilgrims items
Pot legs and parts
Purse bars
Royal Air Force buttons
Religious and Pilgrims items
John to Richard II coins
Richard I
Richard II
Richard III
Roman coins bronze
Roman 1st to 2ndC coins bronze
Roman 3rd to 4thC coins bronze
Romano British
Romano British jewelry
Roman gold coins
Romano British AD dated silver coins
Roman silver hoard page 2018
Roman silver coins BC only
Roman jewelry
Roman Military finds
Rose and Royal farthings
Saxon coins
Saxon artifacts
Saxon harness fittings
Saxon treasure report
Seal Matrix -Medieval
Seal Matrix - Post Medieval
Sewing Bodkin
Shield pendants
Scottish Coins
Silver Coins milled early
Silver Coins post Victorian
Snake buckles
Soldino silver coins
Spindle Whorls
Spurs and rowels
Stuart era
Stone Age
Sword, dagger
Tokens Lead all periods
Tokens copper 17thC
Tokens 18th/19thC
Toy cannons
Toys general
Transport buttons
Tudor timeline
Tudor silver
Treasure and hoard

Watch Winders
Weights trade
Weights coin
Weights apothecary
William III
USA finds
Venetian silver coins
Victorian artefacts
Victorian coins small denominations
Victorian coins gold and larger denominations
Video's from the field
1631-1714 Milled Coins
15thC lead tokens
4 Pence coin examples
2 Pence coin examples


Mass Bruce holds part of his 850BC axe head hoard




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