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Finds Liaison Officer for Berkshire, Portable Antiquities Scheme. An unofficial site providing info on finds days, interesting finds in the area and guinea pigs
May 24, 2021 23 tweets 5 min read
I had a few points in response to my Insta post about the Ryedale Hoard which are worth discussing again. "Do you think more people might donate to museums if, as a matter of course sometimes, our" treasure finds" which sometimes take years to go through the process, to them be bought for a paltry sum by a local museum to end up in a drawer somewhere and never be seen again?...
May 22, 2021 26 tweets 29 min read
#Eurovisionfinds Cyprus - A medieval base silver (billon) denier of Henry II of the Kingdom of Cyprus (1285-1324) of 'lion' type probably dating to the period after 1296 (see notes below). Mint uncertain #Eurovision @findsorguk… Image #Eurovisionfinds Albania - A complete Post Medieval copper alloy Venetian 2 Soldi struck for use in Dalmatia and Albania dating from AD 1684 or 1691 #Eurovision
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