Taynton Metal Detecting Club

Latest finds

 

This section shows the latest finds of note from club digs and own site finds.

 

 
William 1 Penny
William1 Penny
Both the above William pennies were found a week apart from the same location, so will almost certainly be classed as a hoard.
Tibberton
 
Viking gold ingot
Slimbridge
 
Bronze Age Sword
Hereford
 
Found by our club chairman Dave Hutton whilst on a detecting holiday in Herefordshire.(2019)

It comes from the Ewart Park phase right at the end of the Bronze Age.
The sword has been deliberately broken in several places before it was buried in the Bronze Age. This makes the item unusable and acts as sacrificial offering to the gods. It is quite possible that this is also done as a show to the local community to demonstrate how powerful this person was because they were able to destroy and discard such a valuable item.  It also looks like this sword may have been used as well. There are a number of V shaped notches on the blade and one sided looks flatter than the other, possibly as a result of repairing a damaged edge. 
     
 
Gloucester one shilling token
Hardwicke
   
     
     
     

Crusader coin - Knights Templar France Phillip IV Le Bel (1268-1314) struck 1285-1290

Redmarley

 
   
     
Victoria - Gothic Florin  1853
Redmarley
   
   

6th-7th century Irish mount - Made in Ireland for the Saxon English market.

Described as a rare and unparalleled find by Saxon expert

   
 

9th century BC Iron Age,11 carat twisted gold ring

Gloucester

Silver annular brooch with a Dagger designed pin of medieval date
George IV guinea
1829
Jeton

 

     
Medieval Silver Seal Matrix
(Treasure)
UKDFD record
Seal of William de Stintescombe (Stinchcombe a village in Gloucestershire - found some 25 miles away)
Cnut half penny - 1025/6
Mint - Lincoln
Moneyer - Sweartbrand
Found by club founder Don Sherratt on one of his own sites.
   

 
 
Gold Signet ring c 16th - 17th century (Treasure)
Found by our site finder Pete at a site very local to him, so a well deserved bonus for all his hard work!!
   
Roman Terret ring Silver Thimble Bronze Age gold bead
  Treasure - disclaimed Treasure
Coberley
Gold Fede ring Silver Vervel George 111 half guinea
Treasure - disclaimed
Taynton
Treasure - disclaimed
Hartpury
Gloucester
 
Roman Knife handle   Roman Lion mount
     
 
Glos Light Infantry silver brooch Gold Keeper ring  
Chaxhill Gloucester