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  1. 3000 yr (Bronze age) gold? Torc like twisted gold bar?

    Blimey. I think I might actually have found something 😯 Torc fragment I reckon. They cut these twisted gold jewelry items up later (after purchase or 'removal' from the wearer) to use as currency. I've already let the FLO know with an email pic etc. Found in a park in Sussex. Might get a bit...
  2. Loads of bits and bobs. Some old some new some a mystery.

    Hello again Just a bit of a catch-up. Ive been unable to post due to the new puppy and kids managed to simultaneously destroy both the laptop and phone camera :sadsmiley: Apologies therefore for the poor photos as, until the repair shop re-opens I no longer have the luxury of focus. This is...
  3. 1776 Copper, Silver and Lead Dagger thing?

    A short trip today but a good one. 1920 George V Silver Shilling 1920 George V Silver Sixpence 1776 George III Half Penny (or farthing? I am unsure as to the expected size of these), well worn (The Mad one - or at least the one most famous for it - the same year as America decided to split)...
  4. Two weird things.

    Just for fun this one as I know these are bits of junk. Never the less I am bugged not knowing what the hell they are/used to be. Im guessing the flat item is a bit of an old badge as it has a black stone like resin on one side setting the metal in place or vice versa. the other lead piece looks...
  5. ✅ SOLVED Tiny Bronze Decorated Mystery Ring Thing

    This thing intrigues me. Any light that can be shed on it would be awesome. I've looked for something like it but I'm at a loss on this one. Hoping someone can help?
  6. ✅ SOLVED Old copper ring. Any ideas on age or origin?

    Hello You guys are great. you give me so much help with this stuff. here is an old copper ring I found. Bit squished. Lovely green patina and an interesting design I thought. bit like a belt but without a buckle. Any ideas?
  7. Coins, Buttons, Weird bits, 16C Jeton and Gold!

    Hello everybody Tried a few sites over a few days inc the beach (where i found nout), woodland, a ploughed clay field and finally a pasture spot. Found masses of junk as i am trying to dig more iffy signals at the moment in an attempt to know my detector better. But amongst the can slaw and...
  8. ✅ SOLVED Any ideas on this Interesting Brooch thing? Gilt. Could be quite Old.

    This brooch/badge like item is copper. Gilt on the back and around the wreath on the front (which I think are oak leaves). An odd symbol/design in the centre and It has an odd placement for the retaining clip. It fascinates me. I'd love to know more about it if anyone can help? Thanks everyone...
  9. ✅ SOLVED Roman or older brooch fragment?

    Hello Could I get some advise? Does anyone have any ideas on this item? I think it may be a fragment of an annular brooch? The spirals could be waves and the half visible symbol at the end a boat I thought? I also found what I reckon might be the remains of the pin for it. Any insight would be...
  10. Blanks, Buckles, Buttons, Bullets, Badges and Brooches?

    Went relic hunting on a ploughed field - which by the way I'm less than expert at, unless it seems your specifically looking for an object beginning with B. Didn't find much but there was a couple of oddities which I'm going to post in the ''what is it'' section, so if you have any ideas please...
  11. ✅ SOLVED Is this a Square Lead Token?

    What do you reckon? Square lead token or piece of nothing much? Any insight would be great. Thanks guys :icon_thumright:
  12. Coins, Buttons, Badges, Whistles, Musket balls and Suspicious Lead Bits.

    :hello: My oven broke. Which hacked me off. So I went to my best yielding haunt to cheer myself up instead of the low yielding but with roman possibilities site i had intended. Tried a new corner which yielded mostly modern junk and a but a few keepers, and an unexpected musket ball (best...
  13. Another little flower, WW2 badge, Few pennies and 5 Belgium Francs

    :hello: Revisited an old spot where I found some old silver in the past again today. The boy couldn't join me so I put the finds in a bag and cleaned them at home. I found: An ATS Badge (Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British...
  14. 1900-1954 Copper Farthings, Half Pennies and a Silver Sixpence

    A new location today. Didn't stay long because my short spade decided to give up on me when faced with the rocky ground. Things got a lifetime guarantee though so ill get another... 1900 Vicky farthing, 2 x George V half pennies 1915, 1916. A 1951 George VI ship penny (badly corroded), 1939...
  15. ✅ SOLVED Unusually heavy weird rock. Dinosaur poo?

    This thing I found on the beach. Its quite heavy for its size but not magnetic. Could this be a Dino Doodoo? Any light you guys and gals can shed on the identity of this thing would be great.
  16. ✅ SOLVED Is this an Ammonite?

    My son Sam found this on the beach. He identified it as an ammonite as he had heard they look 'like an ice cream sandwich'. You can see a bit of what is inside in the picture. You can only see a little of the fossil inside. Can anyone help confirm this? Thanks
  17. Coins, Toy, Silver, Token and a ugly as hell war horses head.

    1733 George II (was that the mad one?) Farthing (worn), Victoria Half penny and Farthing, Edward VII Half penny and a Load of George V Half pennies and Farthings, a queens guard lead toy soldier (with his rifle bent back toward his ear), a lead token with 'tc' on it (i'm guessing 17 century) a...
  18. Late Medieval (14-15C) Lead allow flowers & a Nazi badge (DLV)

    Late Medieval (14-15C) Lead alloy flowers & a Nazi BUTTON (DLV) **SORRY i know I spelt alloy wrong in the title AND it is of course not a badge but a Button . Cant change it Hello 3rd day with the new detector. Yesterday we found a DLV badge (German Air Sports Association (Deutscher...
  19. O-rings anyone?

    Hi I got some upgraded O-rings for when I want to take the CTX into deeper water. It was cheaper to buy 10 of each O-ring than a single set I discovered. ...So now I've got more than I need. If anyone in the UK mainland wants any just pm me your postage address and ill send you a set...
  20. Finds from first day using the CTX.

    Went out with the boy for a few hours today. First time using the CTX. Used a high discrimination, high trash, 'cherry picking pattern'. Here are the spoils: Edward VII Penny (1907) Victoria Penny (1882) almost worn away George V half penny (1919), Farthing (1921) good detail George VI Farthing...
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