Treasure Chasers

December 4, 2010

Coin Hoard Points West 22 07

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Part 2 of this fantastic roman discovery filmed live probably the first time this has ever happened in the uk . Was this the life savings of a roman soldier posted here in the uk some 1800 years ago. Enjoy this unique video thanks to all who made this possible for the world too see.

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  1. What a hoard! The thrill of it! Fantastic! :)

    Comment by icollectstuffdude — December 4, 2010 @ 4:33 am

  2. What an outstanding find! Have you found out what the total coin count was and if any gold coins were found? Thanks for sharing a spectacular hunt, you UK guys have all the fun ! Take care.

    Comment by DeepSilverDetector — December 4, 2010 @ 5:17 am

  3. love watchin your vids! made me buy a MD.
    i live in Wigan, gonna do Wigan Pier, all 2 feet of it! ya never know might find sum George Formby tooth fillings.
    subscribed, great channel!!!

    Comment by sadsackhunter — December 4, 2010 @ 5:41 am

  4. Congrats on the find. Here in south durham there’s no where to detect. Some farmers are down right abusive. Let us all know the outcome. Will it be posted on the Blaydon web site?

    Comment by ohfuckity — December 4, 2010 @ 5:52 am

  5. Gees man.. Is that another pot like?

    Comment by ever1ast — December 4, 2010 @ 6:51 am

  6. Wich detector ?

    Comment by dusannm — December 4, 2010 @ 7:41 am

  7. @toll25 The romans were in this country for almost 500years with no banks, people buried there wealth out in the wilds away from prying eyes, this was common for most of the ancient periods of our history, it even happens today. This was a chance find on a club members friends farm. The landowner will get 50/50 split with any reward given by the treasure committiee. England was covered with roman farmsteads and settlements roads villas etc.We research and use google earth to see the clues .

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 8:03 am

  8. Great find! And nice filming! Dream …..

    Comment by kleidigger — December 4, 2010 @ 8:37 am

  9. @Spartyguss How do you know where tho look for roman coins ect. Does the farmer have any rights to the hoard? Where you aware of any roman habitat in the area you were looking? Great find

    Comment by toll25 — December 4, 2010 @ 9:34 am

  10. @CRUSADER1189 Cheers bud.

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 10:03 am

  11. Fantastic stuff lads, well done !

    Comment by CRUSADER1189 — December 4, 2010 @ 10:45 am

  12. @BillTheRelic Soon my friend, lifes bloody fast these days wish I was retired and doing my hobby full time, I live in hope, :-) Thanks & take care Bill :-).

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 11:40 am

  13. @NuevaCenicienta Thanks it was a fantastic day still waiting for the british museum to empty the pots they still havent emptied them yet so I am told. If its cold where you in spain try living here , its bloody baltic here in the north east of England .

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 12:06 pm

  14. gracias por compartir este momento tan maravilloso!! Greetings form cold Spain :-)

    Comment by NuevaCenicienta — December 4, 2010 @ 12:27 pm

  15. Ahhhhh!!! What was the final count? Was there gold in them? I gotta know!

    Comment by lasvegasjerry — December 4, 2010 @ 1:11 pm

  16. Guss, I love watching all you video’s my friend. It makes me want to go back to Scotland for a year just to go metal detecting the whole mainland and a good pint of scruppy. Haha! When are you going to release more video’s..? Take care Guss and happy hunting!

    Bill

    Comment by BillTheRelic — December 4, 2010 @ 1:44 pm

  17. Szép ütés:)

    Comment by PalingerF — December 4, 2010 @ 1:54 pm

  18. fantastic find, how lucky that you were there to film it,
    do you know the final coin count ?

    Comment by fallingonabruise — December 4, 2010 @ 2:36 pm

  19. @AdyHerts Cheers bud.

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 2:52 pm

  20. very lucky … very good finds

    Comment by MrNaigel80 — December 4, 2010 @ 3:35 pm

  21. @oudzuidNL Its priceless I guess. Just another fantastic piece of our history rescued from the ground for all the nation and the world to see and study. Nearly all the fabulous hoards in our countries museums, to name a few like the HOXEN , SNETTISHAM, HARROGATE and the SAXON GOLD BATTLE RELICS. These were found in an open field were no structures or site is known & archaeologists would never dream to venture.
    This is why metal detecting is so important for our museums,arts,heritage & studies.

    Comment by Spartyguss — December 4, 2010 @ 4:25 pm

  22. @Spartyguss i realy enjoyed your video…. but i was very curious how much it was worth… dont you?

    Comment by oudzuidNL — December 4, 2010 @ 4:38 pm

  23. how much is it worth ?

    Comment by oudzuidNL — December 4, 2010 @ 5:03 pm

  24. well saved thats a terrific find lads, and top marks for immediately doing the right thing with the farmer and coroner. our great hobby needs more responsible clubs like yours.

    Comment by AdyHerts — December 4, 2010 @ 6:00 pm

  25. Well done lads it people like you that got me in to this .i like you but my wife dont lol

    Comment by kebacor — December 4, 2010 @ 6:02 pm

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