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    Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)...Back From The Jeweler!!! Updated Pic!!!

    Hello all...

    I am not going to bore you with a long story, if you have been following my recent posts you know were I have been detecting and the finds that have come from this area

    I started the evening recovering my digging spade that I left here Sunday, it was lying right were I had left it managed a couple of Medieval spindle whorls and a few bits of lead, then another Medieval hammered coin of Elizabeth1 (1558-1603) half groat.

    Later on in the evening I moved further down the road to a area that has produced Roman coins, again I had a further four bronze coins but the going was hard.

    The area was becoming shorter by the minute so I moved to the slopes of the spoil heaps and this is were I found my best find, a nice crisp signal and I was flipping over the sandy soil, at first I couldn't see what had given the signal, then I glanced a glint of yellow in a small piece of soil, I picked it up and right in-front of me was a small Gold Ring the colour gave it away as old, a deep buttery yellow Gold.

    The ring is very small (13mm) and obviously made for a child, I am 99% certain that this ring is Roman and was probably made specially for the wearer.

    This ring unfortunately falls under the treasure act and I will have to declare it any way have a look at the pictures if there are any questions I will try and answer SS...Updated... It's now two weeks since I found the ring, and I have just had the ID back by the UK Finds Data Base here's what it says, A Roman Gold finger ring 1st-4th Century, the shank has a broad,flat cross-section that tapers from the front to back. At the front there is an oval bezel made from reposse worked sheet-metal; it depicts a full-faced portraite in releif, surrounded by a raised border. The depiction is unknown, though the subject is almost certainly classical
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    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

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  3. #2
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    Who needs Cartwheel Pennies anyway?

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act
    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

  5. #4
    gb
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act


    i thought you had handed in treasure before

    Who needs Cartwheel Pennies anyway?

  6. #5

    Apr 2005
    In the Lake in Chicago
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Thats definatly an old one, congrats on the gold and the lizzie half groat!

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act
    Yes That's right...but knowing what I know now I would have to reconsider



    i thought you had handed in treasure before

    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

  8. #7

    Mar 2008
    upstate ny
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    goodness, that's a sweet ring. nice lookin' bit of silver as well. congrats!
    dirty pennies...

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by dwayne sueno
    goodness, that's a sweet ring. nice lookin' bit of silver as well. congrats!
    Bit spooky though the face, don't you think
    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

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    gb
    May 2008
    uk
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act
    Yes That's right...but knowing what I know now I would have to reconsider



    i thought you had handed in treasure before



    i could always keep it safe for you

    i couldn't be one of the blokes in them diggers, i'd be out of the cab and looking through the mud every minute
    Who needs Cartwheel Pennies anyway?

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act
    Yes That's right...but knowing what I know now I would have to reconsider



    i thought you had handed in treasure before



    i could always keep it safe for you

    i couldn't be one of the blokes in them diggers, i'd be out of the cab and looking through the mud every minute
    They have had my Stirrup ring now for nearly a year It could take another year
    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

  12. #11
    gb
    May 2008
    uk
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Searcher
    Quote Originally Posted by shaun7
    oh very nice ss!!!!

    i'd have a tuff time handing that over

    the roman coin is something else too
    I might not yet shaun I have heard some very bad reports concerning the treasure act
    Yes That's right...but knowing what I know now I would have to reconsider



    i thought you had handed in treasure before



    i could always keep it safe for you

    i couldn't be one of the blokes in them diggers, i'd be out of the cab and looking through the mud every minute
    They have had my Stirrup ring now for nearly a year It could take another year


    any idea what wil happen with that? will you get to keep it or get the value? or is that what they are thinking about for so long?
    Who needs Cartwheel Pennies anyway?

  13. #12

    Nov 2007
    Denver, Colorado
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Killer! That ring is especially nice, it has such a unique beauty to it. You really need to call in sick, before that window is closed. You're killing us over here!

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by curbdiggercarl57
    Killer! That ring is especially nice, it has such a unique beauty to it. You really need to call in sick, before that window is closed. You're killing us over here!
    Thanks Carl... the project will last three years, and there are going through many ancient areas
    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two)

    All I have to say is....You guys suuuk! lol Great finds!!!!!

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)

    I would say that the gold ring is really old and should definatly go on the banner! What age is the gold ring?
    Anyone can make life interesting you just have to go out there and do things instead of sitting on your butt doing nothing. Second quote: Life is about trying new things not just standing around.

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    john09

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  18. #17
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    Mar 2007
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)

    Wicked ring

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)

    Super finds..........love the gold ring.................you get my vote for banner (for the ring).........

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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)

    The coin pictured is a very nice conditioned counterfeit

    The ring is a gem, your probably right with the child theory although they had smaller fingers & they never wore the ring over the knuckle, it sat between the knuckle & the last joint

    I bet the BM will keep this one, I can tell 8)
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    Re: Dere Street (Return Part Two!!!Gold)

    Fantastic ring Mr searcher, the other finds are great to. keep up the good work

 

 
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