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Historical Items Unearthed In UK

Posted by on August 16, 2013
Morley Howard (Photo credit:

Morley Howard (Photo credit:

In the fields of Moorlinch in Somerset, South West England, some fascinating treasures have been discovered! A Civil War musket ball, ancient military-style buttons and a 16th century coin are the treasure items found! Morley Howard, founding member of Somerset Artifact Seekers Metal Detecting Club, has discovered some interesting finds over the last few months at Spring Farm. The owner, Annie Farmer said, “We were intrigued and delighted with what he showed us. The oldest item was an Elizabeth I sixpence, clearly bearing the date 1594. That coin would have represented a day’s pay for some occupations and I can only hope it was an Elizabethan tycoon who dropped it, not some poor farm worker with a wife and children to support.” Other items that have been unearthed include buckles, badges, a charm bracelet, a thimble, a cartridge case, a musket ball from the Civil War, a spindle whorl and a pipe-filler.

Howard argued, ““I knew the road that runs along the back is a prime Roman road. We found some Roman pottery, but because all the items are so varied we are trying to compile a time line.” According to Howard, the oldest find was a “flint knapp”, which has no known date yet, but it is believed to be a hand tool or an arrow head.


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