the Searcher: the informed voice of metal detecting.
On our cover this month is an exclusive on the new History Hunters programme which starts on March 18 on the History Channel. Gary Bankhead looks at the history behind the locations chosen and share some of the finds recovered. We have an exclusive article about detecting and archaeology in the Nordic countries with some outstanding finds. There is the second in the series on Cleaning your Finds, this month focusses on enamelled artefacts and also another in our series ‘Treasures from our Past’ with some amazing Anglo Saxon, Roman and Medieval finds! There’s of course much, much more in this issue!On the cover we have the AMAZING a hoard discovered at Spring Detectival a few weeks ago. The finders and archaeologists allowed Team Searcher to help recover and assist with the recovery and we have a full report of this and all the other finds unearthed at the event. Other exclusives include three Bronze Age hoards and a stunning gold Medieval merchants seal ring. We have the next in our series of Mudlarking finds through the ages and Kevin Leahy discusses some highly significant finds made from tin and lead. Of course there’s a lot more besides in this packed issue!