The weather was fabulous if a little on the cool side, but with 45 acres of Winter Wheat to survey temperature wasn't going to be a problem.
What was a problem was the lack of any kind of finds! A few pieces of lead with the odd large ferrous signal was all that we could muster.
With no pottery either, things weren't looking too brilliant for this field even thought there was a large scheduled monument (a Roman settlement) in the next field!
The machines were set-up as usual except one was fitted with the 13" coil and the other two had the 9" HF coils attached.
GMP mode was engaged on all three machines at 18kHz, 14kHz and 24kHz and Tracking GB on one of the HF machines.
We decided to finish off at this permission and travel the short distance to the next one where we had only covered approximately 50% of the field.
Again, Winter Wheat was the crop here, but slightly more advanced than the previous field.
12 Roman coins were recovered, one of them being a lovely example of a denarius of Trajan dated AD 104 - 107. Two of the "grots" were in quite good condition
A worn C2nd Roman trumpet headed brooch was also found and was one that we hadn't come across before. This one has wings!
High Definition images can be seen here.