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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 T036 Post-medieval bodkin fragment 20 November 2019 Donated by the finder and landowner to the Priest's House Museum, Wimborne Minster. Making arrangements for delivery.
2017 T229 Iron Age coins 20 November 2019 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T230 Prehistoric gold sheet fragment 20 November 2019 The British Museum is interested in acquiring this find.
2017 T232 Medieval dress hook 30 October 2018 Declared treasure at inquest October 2018. Transferred to British Museum for valuation.
2017 T447 Post-medieval dress pin 20 November 2019 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T448 Post-medieval cuff link 20 November 2019 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum. Making arrangements for delivery.
2017 T624 Post-medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 A local museum is interested in acquiring this find.
2017 T625 Medieval strap end 20 November 2019 A local museum is interested in acquiring this find. 
2017 T690 Post-medieval coins 20 November 2019 In process of being acquired by the Dorset County Museum. Donated by the finder.
2017 T762 Early medieval coins 20 November 2019 In process of being acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T777 Roman coins 20 November 2019 British Museum curator's report received. In process of valuation.
2017 T836 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Transferred to British Museum for valuation.
2017 T837 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Draft report submitted for BM curator's approval. Transferred to British Museum at curator's request.
2017 T938 Iron Age coins 20 November 2019 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T940 Post-medieval dress pin 20 November 2019 Finder to contact FLO to make arrangements for collection.
2017 T941 Post-medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Acquired by the Dorset County Museum.
2017 T942 Post-medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 A local museum is interested in acquiring this find.
2017 T1052 Medieval seal matrix 20 November 2019 Disclaimed. Awaiting Coroner's permission to return to finder.
2017 T1053 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Draft report submitted for British Museum curator's approval. Transferred to British Museum at curator's request.
2017 T1161 Post-medieval dress hook 20 November 2019 Finder to contact FLO to make arrangements for collection.
2017 T1162 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Declared Treasure at inquest in August 2019. Transferred to British Museum for valuation.
2017 T1163 Medieval strap end 20 November 2019 Declared Treasure at inquest in August 2019. Transferred to British Museum for valuation.
2017 T1164 Prehistoric gold fragment 23 January 2017 Reported to Coroner. Transferred to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2017 T1165 Prehistoric bead 23 January 2017 Reported to Coroner. Transferred to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2017 T1166 Medieval strap end 20 November 2019 Declared Treasure at inquest in August 2019. Transferred to British Museum for valuation. 
2017 T1167 Medieval strap end 20 November 2019 Declared Treasure at inquest in August 2019. Transferred to British Museum for valuation. 
2017 T1168 Medieval finger ring 20 November 2019 Awaiting arrangements for inquest. 
2017 T1170 Bronze Age sword and axe 20 November 2019 Declared Treasure at inquest in September 2019. In process of valuation. 
 

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