Recent finds from Suffolk

By Ian Reeve

A 1st/2nd century Roman cosmetic grinder, 55 mm long. Found in East Suffolk. Using a Minelab Explorer ll.

This is a 2nd century, hinge-headed Roman enamelled brooch. I found it in East Suffolk using my
Deus on Fast prog. 3

Elizabeth 1st groat. 1560-1561. Found in Mid Suffolk. The metal detector I was using was a Deus set up on prog. 3.

Bronze quillon dagger guard 1400-1650. 68mm length. From East Suffolk. The detect was a Minelab explorer ll. Similar in design to late 15th C. Bosworth Field examples shown on PAS database.

Incomplete Roman spoon handle 3rd-4th C. Bronze. 61mm in length.

More recent finds by club members

Get yourself a Club Mug!

Get yourself a Club Mug!

We now have our very own club mugs. They are available to purchase at the fantastic price of only £5 each. To get your mug, just come along to the February club meeting with a £5 note. There are limited stocks of these and when we re-order we may not get...

Lost but Found

Lost but Found

To celebrate the New Year/ Hogmanay we went up to Scotland to visit my brother Martin who has a farm just over the Scottish border in Dumfries.His farm is surrounded by rolling hills and dales which belong to him, and being my bro he didn't mind us...

Jewel returned to Bungay family

Jewel returned to Bungay family

A Bungay man has told of his gratitude after his late father’s Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) medal was returned 21 years after being stolen in a burglary. Read the full article on the EDP...

All Saints Church, Old Buckenham

All Saints Church, Old Buckenham

We recently held a couple of club digs in aid of All Saints Church, Old Buckenham. We were made to feel very welcome on the day and enjoyed the metal detecting. Godfrey, our club chairman, had a nice surprise when he opened this letter from Sheila Freake...

September 2018 – Finds of the month runners up

September 2018 – Finds of the month runners up

This month we decided to also photograph the second and third place finds from our ‘Finds of the Month’ competition at the club meeting. Graeme did the judging and these are the results: Artefact: 2nd; Fragmentary head of  early Anglo Saxon square-headed brooch. 5th...

Crotal Bell

Crotal Bell

Crotal Bell - 16th-17th century. This crotal bell has the makers hammer mark and can be seen on the UK Detector Finds Database The bell was cast in one piece and the suspension loop was drilled. Crotal bells made in this way are the earlier 16th-17th century examples...

This one found us!

This one found us!

This is a video recorded at an estate in Hertfordshire where we will be organising a dig in October. The landowner found us through this website, which is a great testament to its effectiveness so far!

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