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Meet the Metal Detectorist

  • Meet the Metal Detectorist

    5 April 2017

    Come to RAMM on Saturday 22 April and meet metal detectorist Laurence Egerton, the finder of the Seaton Down Hoard. He will be sharing his stories and showing his finds, along with other members of the East Devon Metal Detectorists club, on the opening day of RAMM’s Seaton Down Hoard Weekend. Seaton Down Hoard Weekend […]

  • Sharing the Seaton Down Hoard

    18 October 2016

    Sharing the Seaton Down Hoard has started with a special schools roadshow visiting Plymtree and Honiton last week; the first stops in a nine month tour of the county. The busy programme of associated events includes, visits to schools and community groups, talks, tours, conservation workshops and public events at RAMM. A special Seaton Down Hoard […]

  • Collections

    Seaton Down Hoard: A first Glimpse

    17 July 2016

    Thanks to a number of donations and grants, the Seaton Down Hoard has been purchased for the benefit of the people of Devon and Exeter and for future generations. The purchase and conservation of the hoard of coins was made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Clinton Estates, a private donation by Patrick Long, and […]

  • Exeter

    Securing the Seaton Down hoard for Devon

    29 March 2016

    The campaign to save the Seaton Down hoard has been generously supported and the hoard’s return to Devon seems certain – but further money is needed. Donations can be made at the museum, online or by text, talks are available for groups in the Exeter area and a Roman Weekend is scheduled for 2 to […]

  • Museum

    Thomson Reuters Champions

    9 November 2015

    Staff from Thomson Reuters are helping RAMM save a hoard of 22,888 Roman coins for Devon; by volunteering their time, they have raised over £3,000 (U$4,850). The money was raised through the Thomson Reuters Community Champion Awards. Their Dollars for Doers program allows employees to show support for the causes they are most passionate about and […]

  • Massive Roman Hoard Discovered in East Devon

    26 September 2014

    A hoard of over 22,000 Roman coins has been unearthed near Seaton in East Devon, the fourth largest hoard of coins ever found. The discovery East Devon builder and metal detector enthusiast Laurence Egerton discovered the hoard of 4th-Century copper-alloy coins in November 2013 while operating under licence on Clinton Devon Estates land near Seaton […]

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