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  1. #1

    Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Hi Treasure Hunters,
    I don't post very often,but when i come back from my annual Eastern European trip,i like to share my finds with the like minded people.Have no roman gold like last year,but no reason not to be happy.The best ones are ; bronze age axe,a superb spear head,votive lead tablet of the Danubian Horseman cult around 300 AD (the second one ,find one last year).Silver horseman brooch, roman silver,medieval hammered silver,spur,and over hundred roman bronze (soaking in olive oil right now). I still have jetleg so will cut it short,pictures say a million world.
    I would appreciate some help with the silver horseman. My take, it is from the Great Migration period around 500-900 AD.The horseman wearing a fishscale armor. Late roman army Had that type, but looks barbarian to me. What you think Crusader? Hope you guys enjoy it like i do. Thanks for looking.
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  2. #2

    Nov 2007
    Denver, Colorado
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Killer, killer finds!
    Carl

  3. #3
    us
    Jan 2010
    New Hampshire
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Stunning Museum class Finds!
    thanks for sharing!!
    Desire is oft more pleasant than acquisition

  4. #4
    ca
    May 2007
    Canada
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Wow, that's some serious history. WTG!!

    Do you fly to Eastern Europe to do some detecting, or did you happen to be there? That's quite a trip

  5. #5
    us
    "Hi, My name is Indiana Digger & I'm an addict..."

    Oct 2010
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Wow....darn near speechless! Congrats!
    Dollar Coins - 1879 Morgan
    Half Dollars - 1826 Capped Bust - 1900 Barber
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  6. #6
    umrgolf

    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    seems like everyone who goes to Europe to hunt comes back happy is that like 8 or 10 roman silvers? how long was your trip?

    that lead tablet is SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET

    I voted banner for the silver horseman.. it took a while to figure out which piece to vote for

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    us
    Oct 2009
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Mercy , those finds are magnificent !! Knight in shining armor has my vote !! Fantastic hunt , pics , finds ,,,Well done
    Where Ever You Go , There You Are

  8. #8
    ro
    “You laugh at me because I am different, but I laugh at you because you are all the same”.

    Aug 2008
    Toplita , Romania
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Beautiful finds Pannonian congrats

  9. #9

    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Absolutely amazing!!! BANNER!
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

  10. #10
    us
    Apr 2006
    Louisiana
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    There is nothing I can say but WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. #11
    us
    Jul 2008
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds


    Amazing Finds ! Banner to the Max !!! Argentium.

  12. #12
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    A BIGGG CONGRATS THERE!!! There's absolutely nothing to be worried about there. Those are terrific finds!!! That spear tip and axe head are phenominal!!!



  13. #13
    de
    Mar 2008
    Germany
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    These are unbelievable finds! The horseman is fantastic.

  14. #14

    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Your usual successful trip

    As you point out the horseman is not Roman, but I have nothing similar in my books to be sure which period it is after that Your guess is probably not far off.
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  15. #15
    us
    Jun 2009
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    Re: Roman,Celtic,and medieval finds

    Absolutely fantastic finds everything !!! , the spear head is in unbelievable shape great find Jim
    If Mother Earth give,s us precious metals like gold silver copper and iron why leave them in the ground to disappear forever , dig them out and save History !!

    4-12-2011 Retired from the Rat Race by Choice

 

 
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