Tag: Treasure Trove Law

Metal Detecting – U.K. Ranks Its Top 20 Treasures

Metal Detecting – U.K. Ranks Its Top 20 Treasures

By Everett Millman – Gainesvillecoins.com ……   Most aspiring treasure hunters are aware that Great Britain is essentially the metal detecting treasure capital of the world Aside from an extensive history of habitation that has produced almost innumerable antiquities and medieval coins, the country boasts the world’s most equitable treasure trove laws. This is effectively the […]

Dancing with the Universe –  The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates Coins

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates Coins

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting with the kind permission of John Hooker   I’m sure that most are quite familiar with the infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates coins. As the link here describes, it was a badly mishandled discovery which became a major impetus for the new Treasure Act to replace the old […]

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

By Crystal Gomez – Gainesville Coins ……   In September 2014, a metal detector enthusiast found a spectacular stockpile of Viking legacy. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), it is Scotland’s most significant hoard and is estimated to be worth over £1 million pounds. The cache is rumored to be the most sizable hoard […]

 
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