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

Urgent!

Urgent!

Ray has sent an email to all club members that requires a reply - please make sure you get back to him by 31st January 2021 2021 CLUB MEMBERSHIP Hello All, with this unusual year drawing to a close 2021 is nearly upon us and this means NHRG Club Membership Renewals....

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.

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 website

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!

Allectus 293 – 296 A.D.

Allectus 293 – 296 A.D.

Allectus 293 - 296 A.D. Usurper emperor based in Britain who succeeded Caraurius 286 - 293 who had declared himself emperor and had control of the Roman fleet in Gaul and Britain. Allectus had Carausius assassinated, and was himself killed by his followers. The coin...

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