Guest Post: Crud Covered Discs

17th Century Trade TokenMany of us detectorists experience what we call ‘crud covered discs’ from time to time, mostly from Roman sites. It may be time consuming, but it is well worth checking these discs because you never know what that coating could be hiding. Read more of this post

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Guest Post: Those Bloody Saxons!

King Ecgberht CoinGoing by the sheer number of spears and swords buried with the Saxons in the earlier stages of their time here on Earth, I’m sure they really were bloody. However, my reference to the word is perhaps more pertinent in its usage towards the later Saxons and their habit of cold-striking their silver flat pennies. Read more of this post