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Treasure tracker

Each treasure find is given a reference number which starts with the year the find is reported, for example 2019 T123. Use this number to follow the progress of your case.

This tracker is compiled by Dorset 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.

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Treasure number Treasure itemDate of last change to trackerProgress
2019 T145 Medieval brooch  17 July 2020 Declared treasure at inquest. Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation.
2019 T147 Post-medieval dress fastener 8 October 2020 Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation.
2019 T148 Medieval brooch 8 October 2020 Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation. 
2019 T230 Post-medieval finger ring 7 December 2020 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2019 T346 Roman finger ring 7 December 2020 In process of valuation.
2019 T426 Prehistoric gold fragments and axe 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T443 Prehistoric gold fragments 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T444 Gold twist of uncertain date 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T614 Fragments of gold of uncertain date 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T615 Roman coin hoard 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T616 Post-medieval locket 8 October 2020 Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation.
2019 T617 Prehistoric gold armlet 17 July 2020 Reported to Coroner. Delivered to British Museum for curator's opinion.
2019 T646 Medieval coin hoard 3 February 2021 An inquest is planned for later in February.
2019 T747 Iron Age coin 7 December 2020 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2019 T770 Post-medieval thimble 3 February 2021 An inquest is planned for later in February.
2019 T771 Bronze Age palstave axe hoard 3 February 2021 A museum is interested in acquiring this find. Awaiting arrangements for inquest.
2019 T772 Post-medieval coin hoard 8 October 2020 Declared treasure at inquest. Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation.
2019 T773 Medieval buckle 8 October 2020 Declared treasure at inquest. Awaiting arrangements for transfer to British Museum for valuation.
2019 T774 Post-medieval finger ring 7 December 2020 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder
2019 T775 Medieval coin hoard 7 April 2020 Draft report submitted for British Museum curator's approval.
2019 T776 Post-medieval cufflink element 8 October 2020 Awaiting arrangements for return to finder.
2019 T777 Roman coin hoard 7 April 2020 Delivered to British Museum for curator’s report.
2019 T834 Roman coin hoard 8 October 2020 Delivered to British Museum for curator’s report. 
2019 T842 Early medieval coin brooch 7 April 2020 Draft report submitted for British Museum curator's approval.
2019 T966 Post-medieval coin hoard 7 April 2020 Delivered to British Museum for curator’s report.
2019 T1025 Medieval pendant and coin 3 February 2021 A museum is interested in acquiring this find. An inquest is planned for later in February.
2019 T1026 Post-medieval coin hoard 7 April 2020 Delivered to British Museum for curator's report.
2019 T1075 Medieval finger ring 7 December 2020 Report approved. Waiting to find out if a museum is interested in acquiring this find.
2019 T1103 Early medieval pendant 3 February 2021 Awaiting arrangements for inquest.
2019 T1160 Iron Age coin 8 October 2020 Draft report submitted for British Museum curator's approval.
2019 T1162 Bronze Age metalwork hoard 7 April 2020 Delivered to British Museum for curator's report.
2019 T1163 Post-medieval finger ring 3 February 2021 In process of valuation.

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