Finds of the Month

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December 2019

December 2019

Artefact of the Month Winner A Hopkins Copper alloy zoomorphic mount depicting bulging eyes and pronounced snout. Possibly a vessel attachment. Possibly Iron Age.2nd place R Child Medieval circular lead seal with central flower motif. Inscription gives the owner as...

November 2019

November 2019

Artefact of the Month WinnerRichard ChildPolyhedral, copper alloy sword pommel. facetted sides and a central, narrowing aperture through its centre. Medieval. 2nd placeRay HarcourtSmall, copper alloy cross pendant with remains of loop. The arms of the cross expand out...

October 2019

October 2019

Artefact of the Month WinnerChris PearsAnglo Saxon circular gold bracteate pendant. Made from gold foil with raised border, it has repousee decoration (stamped from the reverse) featuring sinewy animals. integral loop with grooves. 5th to 8th Century. 2nd placeNorman...

September 2019

September 2019

Artefact of the Month WinnerMike GreatbatchLarge Medieval copper alloy buckle. Six-sided ,with moulded rosettes at junctions of each side. Central bar intact but pin missing. 14th or possibly 15th Century. 2nd placeSteve HolmesLate Saxon/Scandinavian styled circular...

August 2019

August 2019

Artefacts of the Month     Socketed Bronze Age Axe - Alan Hopkins Coins of the Month 'Eyes Only' Find of the Month

July 2019

July 2019

For the first part of the meeting we had a presentation called Closing The Loop, which is a project aimed at sharing with detectorists some of the new archaeological research into recorded finds.  The talk showcases the photography of club member Ross Trevail (Norwich...

June 2019

June 2019

It was a very exciting meeting this month as Godfrey announced the 2019 Dig Schedule. We are fortunate to have a fantastic season of digs coming up. Thanks to our dig officers - Ray Harcourt (Planning) and Carl Reeve (Operations) for putting in the...

May 2019

May 2019

Artefact of the month Gold finger ring with two conjoined bezels which originally each held a stone. Both are missing. The 'D' section hoop is decorated with foliate designs leading to the bezels and the inner surface of the hoop is inscribed with what could be...

April 2019

April 2019

Artefact of the monthFour-headed cross shaped seal with central, circular suspension loop. One seal head is missing. The other seal faces depict an anchor, rose and galleon. 17th to 18th Century.  A. Goldson 2nd placePart Neolithic flint hand axe. Broken transversely,...

February 2019

February 2019

As usual we had a good turn out at our monthly meeting. It was the first meeting of 2019 after our winter break. There were a few less finds trays on the table due to the wintry weather and less detecting taking place but what was there was really good quality. ...

December 2018

December 2018

There was a great turnout for the December club meeting at the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich. Some of the new members attended along with a few guests. After Godfrey's introduction and club news we had a very special guest - Tim Jenkins of East Anglia's Children's...

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