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Portable Antiquities & Treasure Act

Portable Antiquities Scheme



Portable Antiquities and the Treasure Act


Further reading

The Treasure Act: Information for finders of treasure (A4 size, gatefold leaflet)
The Treasure Act 1996: Code of Practice - England and Wales (78 page, A5 size booklet)
Advice for Finders of Archaeological Objects, including Treasure
Code of Practice for Responsible Metal Detecting in England and Wales
Conservation Advice Notes

All these publications are free and are obtainable in English or Welsh, from CPAT, the National Museum Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF1 3NP or the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London, SW1Y 5DH.

For further information and advice please contact Jeff Spencer at CPAT

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