8th October saw us visit a new permission that is predominantly Anglo-Saxon.
Other finds include Roman, Medieval and Post medieval items.
The Anglo-Saxon (AS) coinage included a sceat of Eadberht dating AD 738 with two styca's, both of Aethelred II dating to AD 810. Three AS pin heads were also recovered.
One intriguing find was the foot of a Roman brooch showing a modification to the catch plate.
Pictures of the finds can be seen here: flic.kr/s/aHBqjAY6MD
Ironically, our next site visit was to another field that has produced quite a few AS finds too.
This included sceatta's dating from AD 588 to AD 810.
The Wodan sceat is in fantastic condition.
One find in particular is very interesting, it looks to be an AS girdle hanger dating anywhere between the C5th and C7th century.
A Roman brooch and a couple of Roman grots came up too.
For the Neolithic fans out there, a lovely flint blade was recovered that is still incredibly sharp!
Please check these finds out here: flic.kr/s/aHBqjAZG4t
Meanwhile, we managed to return to a favourite permission on Sunday 12th November where we've found all sorts of artefacts covering all the periods from Neolithic to Post Medieval.
The field was quite claggy in parts resulting in heavy boots and spades.
This particular field has part of a DMV in it with evidence that there may have been an impromptu market held there over the years supported by the fact that several Medieval coins ie; cut halves and quarters have been found here.
Several fragments of C13th - C14th pottery has also been recovered here.
On this occasion, at least 25 Medieval jug handles were found with several rim sherds and base sherds found.
In all, over 5kg of pottery was bagged.
Pictures of the finds will follow soon.
Next week we are hoping to visit a field that has a Roman farmstead in it that is posh enough to have a tegulae floor in it!