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Kev
April 15, 2019, 10:13:18 PM
 Found it now Neil 👍😁
Kev
April 15, 2019, 10:06:31 PM
 Neil do you know Paul Dragonbreath surname please 
Willevs
April 15, 2019, 12:26:37 PM
 When's the next rally
celticspikey
April 09, 2019, 12:33:03 PM
 Something special soon guys.
Neil
April 07, 2019, 09:35:59 PM
 I know mate - watched the live Facebook film from the field. Amazing
Kev
April 07, 2019, 07:28:03 PM
 11GOLD NOBLES & at least 600 hammies at Detectival 
Kev
April 07, 2019, 07:27:48 PM
 11GOLD NOBLES & at least 600 hammies at Detectival 

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« on: April 08, 2019, 09:35:19 AM »

For those who haven't seen them elsewhere, here are some images of the weekend hoard. think it was up to 10 gold and 600 hammered with the rest of the pot still to come out! It was amazing watching them being found live in the field via Facebook Live - I know some people aren't into that but it really is a game changer when you see it.

Must have been a few pints drunk that night! Well done to all involved.


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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2019, 10:22:57 AM »

Kev has placed the film I was talking about on the DW Facebook page, see link below.

Well done Kev!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/73989511441/
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2019, 02:17:41 PM »

No probs Neil , glad to share a great find.👍
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2019, 04:07:31 PM »

Great finds, any idea of which machine he was using. ATB AJ
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2019, 08:44:30 PM »

Think there were a number of machines, 4 finders to share the hoard. Think I saw a nox and an e-trac.
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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2019, 09:41:25 AM »

Wow 😍 👍
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« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2019, 02:29:22 PM »

Thank you Greg. ATB AJ
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« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 01:40:09 PM »

Also a Makro Kruzer was used
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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2019, 01:51:04 PM »

Any more news on the final total?

I did look at the youtube links - lots of happy faces indeed.
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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2019, 04:42:55 PM »

I did read, somewhere, the silver pennies were on excess of 800. No mention of the Nobles.
Must have been one of the finders because he commented he never wanted to see another hammered penny again ! He should be so lucky.  Grin
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« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2019, 10:33:58 AM »

seen on another forum

"In total, there are 545 silver pennies and 12 gold nobles.

The Medieval face value of these coins in total comes to 8, 5 shillings and fivepence!

In 1350 this would have had the purchasing power of (broadly speaking): 11 horses, or 22 cows, or c. 413 days of a skilled tradesman's wages,

The modern equivalent of this sum is about 4900"
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