Detector Finds 7 – the latest book in the best selling series from Greenlight Publishing.
Written by Gordon Bailey and the team at Treasure Hunting magazine, Detector Finds 7 contains Over 500 Line Drawings and 200 Photographic Illustrations of never seen before artefacts, to help you identify your metal detector finds.
These are the topics included:
Pendants - Open-Type Bells - Napoleonic Military Items - Buckle Plates - Belt Chapes - Medieval Gilded Studs - Non-Heraldic Bells - Lead Weights
Includes price guide.
A4, 128 pages, £16
The 6th installment in the series from Gordon Bailey
Using over 660 clear illustrations of never seen before artefacts, to help you identify finds, these are the topics included:
Hanging Swivels , Knife Pommels or Caps , Roman Nail Cleaners , Saxon Wrist Clasps , Roman Horse Pendants , Inkwells Made From Lead , Roman Medical Implements , Merchant & Signet Finger Rings , Roman Mirrors , The Mining of Lead , Belt Decorations, Stiffeners & Mounts , Tiepins or Stickpins , Lead, Bronze & Silver Crosses , Locks Made From Iron , Lead Spindle Whorls , Offerings to the Gods , Medal Detecting & Medal Collecting.
A4, 112 pages, ISBN 978 1 897738 313
Contains hundreds of new colour illustrations of artefacts to help you identify, date and price your finds. Covering the stone age to Victorian times the chapter titles give you a clear indication of the wide appeal of DF5. As you can see there is significant coverage of tokens:
Caltrops, Straw Splitters, Musket Shot, Worms & Scouring Sticks, Hippo Sandals, Hunting Pouch Badges, Symbols of Chivalry, Tools, Knife Holders/Sheaths, The Pricker, Small Bronze Anchors, Unusual Copper & Silver Ingots, Lead Shot Tongs, Belt & Chain Link Girdles, Iron & Bronze Keys, The Hook & Spike, Military Badges, Snaffle Bitts, Roman Tent Pegs, Dog Collars, Toy Soldiers, Tanks & Field Guns, The Bronze Swivel , Other Types of Toys, 17th Century Tokens, 18th Century Tokens, 19th Century Tokens, Axe Heads, Wheel Lock Gun Spanners, The Matchbox & Matchcase, The Spear & The Lance, Miscellaneous Roman Military Items, Silver Tokens.
Another superb reference book from this Gordon Bailey (the fourth in the series) that will help you identify and value a wide range of finds.
Detector Finds 4: Finds Identified is extensively illustrated, in full colour, and contains all new material.
Covering the period Medieval to Victorian (1100-1900) the contents include: Early Table Forks - The Papal Bulla - Boy Bishop Tokens - Chafing Dish Handles - Lead Seals - Seal Matrices - Coin Weights - Bullion Weights - Continental Weights - Apothecary’s Weights - Trade Weights - Horse Harness Decorations - Crudely Made Bronze Rings - Arrow Heads - Strike-a-Lights - Knife Blades - Shears - Cock Fighting Spurs - Clasp or Folding Knives - Sickles & Pruning Knives - Countermarks on Copper Coins - Musket Shot - Knife Handles, Pommels & Guards - Tobacco Jars - Sheep Bells - Not Just A Coin - Copper Bracelets - Strap or Belt Loops - Ejector Candlesticks - Cannon Balls - Counterfeit Coins - Lead Tokens
The third part of this series covers objects found in the UK from Roman to Modern times. The clear line drawings and colour pictures again help the finder with identification. The contents are: Casket, Chest & Door Keys, Medieval Purse Holders, Brass Lettering From Tombs, Pilgrims Ampullae, Pewter Medical Syringes, Snake Form Belt Hooks, Luggage & Dog Collar Name Plates, Finger Rings, Roman & Saxon Pins, Walking Stick Tops & Ferrules, Bronze Pot Legs, Decorative Lead Discs, Chess Pieces, Horseshoes, Medieval Barrel Locks & Keys, Medieval Candle Holders, Clay Tobacco Pipes, Belt Decorations, Decorative Pouring Spouts, Saddle Pommels, Bayonet Scabbard Hooks, Lace Tags, Door & Window Latches, Medieval Pins, Posy & Mourning Rings, Silver Pins & Bodkins, Cosmetic Implements, Clothing Accessories.
The second volume of finds, again with hundreds of illustrations, forms an additional invaluable aid to identifying finds. The contents include: Purse Frames, Pocket Sundials, Medieval Handles, Thimbles, Furniture Fittings, Sentimental Brooches, Baldrick Buckles, Watch Keys, Lead Weights, Cased Mirrors, Toy Cannons, Cuff Links, Nut Crackers, Petronels, Sword Belt Fitments, Scissors, Horse Pendants, Foot Pattens, Wine Labels, Barrel Locks and Keys, Palm Guards, Button Hooks, Dividers, Sword and Dagger Chapes, Brass Horse Bells, Jaws Harps, Hatpins, Lead "Bells", Spoons, Scabbard Fitments, Sheet Metal Bells, Miniature Domestic Utensils and Jettons