Detector: XP Deus running on v4.2 with 9″ and 11″ coils and WS5 headphones.
Best Find: Early Saxon gold pendant made from a Byzantine gold solidus of Justinian struck in Constantinople between 527 and 538AD.
Dream find: Iceni Norfolk Wolf gold stater.
Top tip: Be generous to your Landowners by handing back some of your finds, preferably after cleaning and with some explanatory notes – a copy of the PAS report never fails to impress.
Detector: Lazer Hawkeye
Best Find: Icenian gold stater (Freckenham Type) B.C.20 TO A.D. 30
Dream find: Silver penny of William I (The Conqueror)
Top tip: Detect slow and steadily. Do not swing the detector widely. Always overlap runs.
Detector: XP Deus with 11″ coil
Best Find: New friendships
Dream find: Celtic hoard
Top tip: Make excuses to dig iffy signals rather than excuses not to.
Best Find: Celtic Woad grinder
Dream find: Norfolk Wolf gold stater
Top tip: Survey your land and be patient
Detector: Makro Racer (Red)
Best Find: Buttons mostly but watch this space!
Dream find: I would love to find an intact seal matrix and be able to trace its history
Top tip: Get to know your detector!
Detector: XP Deus with 9″ coil
Best Find: Edward III Groat, and, eyes only, part of a woolly mammoth thigh bone!
Dream find: Viking sword
Top tip: Go out not expecting to find much and be pleasantly surprised when you do! 🙂