Tag Archives: metal detector

Cadbury’s Freddo Treasures campaign backfires

Posted on: March 27, 2019 by Rebecca Reynolds

Searching for treasure and discovering new archaeological sites like Indiana Jones is every child’s dream. And this is exactly what Cadbury’s latest Freddo campaign sought to do. The relevant webpage listed a series of known archaeological sites in England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland where “treasure is fair game”, and encouraged children to […]

Rare silver coin not Treasure

Posted on: September 11, 2014 by Alexander Herman

An English metal detectorist scouring the fields of Nottinghamshire last week stumbled across the find of a lifetime: a rare threepenny silver coin from New England with the date 1652 inscribed upon it. It is unclear how the US-minted coin made it all the way to England, but it is said that the coin could be worth […]