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DELAYS IN TREASURE PROCESS PLACING HERITAGE AT RISK.

We should ALWAYS record. No matter the delay. My experience of group finds over the past few years has been excellent, with finds moving through the system quickly.

But- The BBC reports, Pete Beasley, an enthusiast from Hampshire, said it was taking years for discoveries to be processed and as a result some people had stopped handing their finds to the authorities.

The British Museum said the process was taking longer because of Covid restrictions.

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The public can face an unlimited fine or up to three months in prison for failing to reporting treasure.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-61237192