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Treasure cases 2017

This tracker is compiled by the council's Historic Environment team and reflects our involvement in the reporting and processing of treasure cases from Dorset.

We are mainly involved in the initial stages of reporting and identifying the finds and their return if disclaimed. We are not responsible for the inquest process, valuation or museum acquisition and often receive no information for cases at the later stages of the process. If your case has gone to valuation or is pending acquisition please contact the Treasure team at the British Museum (quoting the case number). Once treasure cases are closed we remove them from this tracker. 

Treasure number Treasure itemDate of last change to trackerProgress
2017 T690 Post-medieval coins 13 May 2020 In process of valuation
2017 T777 Roman coins 13 May 2020 In process of valuation
2017 T836 Medieval finger ring 17 July 2020 In process of valuation
2017 T940 Post-medieval dress pin 20 November 2019 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2017 T942 Post-medieval finger ring 16 June 2020 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum
2017 T1053 Medieval finger ring 16 June 2020 Disclaimed. Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2017 T1161 Post-medieval dress hook 20 November 2019 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2017 T1162 Medieval finger ring 13 May 2020 In process of valuation.
2017 T1163 Medieval strap end 13 May 2020 In process of valuation.
2017 T1164 Prehistoric gold fragment 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Transferred to British Museum for curator's opinion. Affected by BM staff furlough.
2017 T1165 Prehistoric bead 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Transferred to British Museum for curator's opinion. Affected by BM staff furlough.
2017 T1166 Medieval strap end 13 May 2020 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T1167 Medieval strap end 13 May 2020 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T1168 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Awaiting arrangements for inquest. 
2017 T1170 Bronze Age sword and axe 13 May 2020 In process of valuation.

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