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Corona Virus Update

Buying from us

We continue to operate here at Silbury Coins in these unprecedented times, albeit working from home. You can still buy items on our website as usual. Shipping may take a little longer as we are making fewer trips to the post office and some postal services are operating a reduced service. We will keep you updated at every step of the order/shipping process. If you have any questions regarding shipping you can contact Lucy (lucy@silburycoins.com) or John (info@silburycoins.com) and they will be happy to help. 

We are closely monitoring the postal service and will update on any changes, if you'd prefer we can safely store your items until a later date, just ask.

Selling to us

We are still buying single items and collections by post. If you’d prefer you can send pictures via email, phone or WhatsApp for a rough valuation first. To sell items please send them to us using Royal Mail Special Delivery (available at any post office, both insured and tracked). Please package well and include your contact details, we will be in touch when your package arrives with an exact price. If this is acceptable we will pay you by direct bank transfer, if not we will return the items to you via the same method of post.

Email: info@silburycoins.com Phone 01242 898107 / 07793 676309 WhatsApp 07793 676309 Post Po Box 281, Cirencester, Glos, GL7 9ET.

We wish all of our customers & friends well at this difficult time and we look forward to hearing from new and old friends over the coming months.

Neolithic & Bronze Age

Here you will find a selection of Neolithic & Bronze Age items. Items from the Neolithic period will be made of stone, usually Flint or Chert and generally taking the form of Axe heads, Spears, Arrowheads and Scrapers. It is quite remarkable that these items were made by hand (a method known as knapping) over 2500 years ago. Occasionally you may see a polished flint axe head, even more remarkable as this was achieved by rubbing the stone in sand to smooth the surfaces, this must have taken days for each item! Beware of forgeries in this area, many that we see on online auction sites are modern copies. Every item we sell comes with a lifetime guarantee of authenticity and most items are bought direct from the finders! The Bronze age is an exciting era, you still see some flint items (mainly arrowheads) but Axes, Spears, Chisels, Daggers, Razors, Knifes and Swords are cast in bronze. Occasionally items are found in pristine condition and are highly desirable, I remember once handling a spear head which was so sharp that I cut my finger on the blade! You do see some gold items from this period but these are extremely rare and generally bought by museums.

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