Magazine articles by Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals

Some of the news articles that Author Brett Hammond has written for various publications based on his research, findings, and long term experience on subjects such as Coin Collecting, Testing of Antiquities, Authentication of Antiquities, Collecting the Past, Celtic and Iron Age Coins, Coin Weights, Tokens, Rings, Roman Emperors, Historical Research and more. Magazines include Coin News, Antiques Trade Gazette, Stanley Gibbons, Treasure Hunting, The Searcher, and Stamp & Coin Mart:

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The Searcher - January 2011, Page 12
TimeLine Scales New Heights for Children's Hospital
Late September 2010 Brett Hammond CEO of TimeLine Originals, tackled an even bigger challenge than usual
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Stamp & Coin Mart Article - January 2011, Page 96. 97
Ancient And Medieval Silver
As good as gold? Well not quite, says coin and antiquities expertBrett Hammond of TimeLine Originals, but silver coins can be very pleasing to the eye and are keenly sought by collectors
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Coin News Article - December 2010, Page 12
Making time for charity
Late September 2010 saw the CEO of TimeLine Originals, Brett Hammond, tackle an even bigger challenge than usual!
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Treasure Hunting - December 2010, Page 9
TimeLine Scales New Heights for Children's Hospital
In late September Brett Hammond, CEO of TimeLine Originals, based in Upminster, tackled an even bigger challenge than usual
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Stamp & Coin Mart Article - November 2010, Page 96. 97
The life, times and coins of Queen Anne
The reign of Queen Anne is not the most memorable chapter in British history, but the small selection of coins produced during her reign offer the collector great scope, as antiquities expert Brett Hammond explains
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Stamp & Coin Mart Article - October 2010, Page 98. 99
Britannia rules the tails side
Britannia's image has appeared intermittently on the reverse of a variety of coins during almost two thousand years; but we can trace the genealogy of her name even further into the roots of history, writes Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Stamp & Coin Mart Article - September 2010, Page 98. 99
Georgian Guineas
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals looks at some highly collectable Hanoverian gold, which helps describe an incredibly interesting period in British history
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Stamp & Coin Mart Article - July 2010, Page 98. 99
How to read a hammered silver coin
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals offers some useful advice on how to decipher the often confusing text seen on hammered coinage
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Coin News - December 2009, Page 36
A lifelong passion
Coin News writes a profile on Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Treasure Hunting - December 2009, Page 53
Book Reviews
British Artefacts Vol. 1: Early Anglo-Saxon by Brett Hammond, review by Ted Fletcher
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The Searcher -December 2009, Page 8
Sensational AS Gold Coin Pendant
by Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Stamp and Coin Mart - December 2009, Pages 96, 97 and Cover
Creature Currency
Given the British penchant for all things RSPCA and RSPB, it is hardly surprising to find an interest in living creatures spiling over into our coin collecting habits, writes Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Coin News - November 2009 Page 14
A little Saxon Magic
When Essex researcher Stuart Silvey approached TimeLine Originals recently with his latest finds, I was astonished to see among the modern milled and mediaeval groats a beautiful gold pendant made from a rather worn late Roman coin.
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Stamp and Coin Mart - November 2009, Pages 96, 97
The Wars of the Roses
The various battles between the rival houses of Lancaster and York can be confusing to follow for the amateur historian, but the period produced an array of intriguing coins for the collector, as Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals explains
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Stamp and Coin Mart - October 2009, Pages Pages 98-100 and Cover
An Introduction to Elizabethan Coins
When Queen Elizabeth came to the throne England's economy was in a terrible state, prompting the new monarch to introduce good money to drive out the bad. By Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Stamp and Coin Mart - September 2009, Page 130, 131
An Introduction to Early Milled Coins
In the late 16th century, coin clipping was a crime that carried the death penalty, yet still thousands of people did it, until a new invention brought neater coins and revolutionised English currency. By Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Coin News - October 2009 Page 14
Wildwinds Set Fair for the Future
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals looks on legacy of David Surber and wildwinds.com coin databank
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Stamp and Coin Mart - August 2009 Page 98, 99
A Glimpse of History
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals explains how the Anglo-Saxon custom of recording their lives has given coin collectors a revealing insight into the past
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Coin News - August 2009 Page 50
X-rays join the fight against fakes
One of the major problems for any dealer in manufactured items is getting the description right - making sure that what you are selling is genuine article. Whether it is expensive watches, motor vehicle parts or designer-label garments, a stroll through any street market will provide plenty of evidence for "fake" or misleadingly described goods. Not everything is what appears to be, and the old Roman tag of caveat emptor ("let the buyer beware") has never been more apt.
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The Searcher - August 2009 Page 28
Testing, Testing! X-Rays Help With Find Identification
by Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Treasure Hunting - August 2009 Page 50, 51
X-Ray Technology Spotlights Fakes
by Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Stamp and Coin Mart - July 2009 Page 102, 103
Hometown Treasures
Collecting tokens and coins with your town's name on it is a rewarding and fascinating approach to numismatics as coin expert Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals, explains
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Stamp and Coin Mart - June 2009 Page 102, 103
Ancient Immigrants
The rousing legend of the Vikings continues to capture our imaginations today, with stories of night-time raids, dragon longships, and blood-thirsty warriors. For collectors, these stories become all the more real thanks to the many objects to pursue, as Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals explains
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The Searcher - June 2009 Page 9
Still Waiting For That First Gold Find?
...a few gold find stories by Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals
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Stamp and Coin Mart - May 2009 Page 98, 99
Collecting The Past - Revolution And Rebellion
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals provides an introductory guide to the collectable items dating back to the English Civil War, some of which can now be obtained for as little as few pounds
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Gibbons Stamp Monthly - April 2009 Page 94, 95
Collecting The Past - The History Of Collecting Coins And Antiquities
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals continues his informative series with a brief look at The History Of Collecting Coins And Antiquities
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Stamp and Coin Mart - April 2009 Page 94, 95
Come to Brum!
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals explains why readers of Stamp & Coin would benefit from a Sunday drive out to the Midland Coin Fair in Birmingham
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Stamp and Coin Mart - April 2009 Page 98, 99
They Came and Conquered
This month our ancient coins and antiquities Brett Hammond, surveys the collectable Roman coin market and highlights items to suit every budget
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Coin News - April 2009 Page 16
TimeLine On The Up
The last year was a busy one for coin and antiquities dealers, TimeLine Originals, with a significant growth in overall sales. Compared to 2007, sales for 2008 were up by 47 per cent.
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Stamp and Coin Mart - March 2009 Page 98, 99
A Weighty Subject
Brett Hammond continues his fascinating series on Collecting The Past with a look at the weight of coins - a vital part of early trading in all corners of the world
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Stamp and Coin Mart - February 2009 Page 102,103
The Hole Story
Brett Hammond, of TimeLine Originals, provides an introduction to ancient and antique coin jewellery, which has become increasingly popular with collectors in recent years
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The Searcher - February 2009 Page 8
Thatcher's Sister Coin
...a few numismatic words from Brett Hammond
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Stamp and Coin Mart - January 2009 Page 98,99
Token Opportunities
Coin and antiquities expert Brett Hammond provides an introduction to medieval tokens, a topic which presents the coin collector with many opportunities for research and discovery
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Treasure Hunting - January 2009 Page 44
Keep a Sharp Eye Out for Totatis
Lincs FLO, Adam Daubney, has a special interest in an enigmatic series of finger rings inscribed on the bezel with the letters "TOT", (or a slight variation) Almost 50 of these have come to light as detectorists’ finds in eastern England, mainly from Lincolnshire. A study of these discoveries has resulted in a paper ...
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Stamp and Coin Mart - December 2008 Page 108, 109
Collecting The Past
Brett Hammond of TimeLine Originals provides a beginner's guide to collecting ancient coins and antiquities, and reveals how decent items can be obtained at affordable prices
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Coin News - December 2008 Page 16
A Bonanza of Buttons
More than a dozen hopefuls clutching ornate buttons have so far contacted TimeLine Originals following our report about a button identified as a valuable coin.
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How to read a hammered silver coin
Georgian Guineas
Britannia rules the tails side
The life, times and coins of Queen Anne
TimeLine Scales New Heights for Children's Hospital
Making time for charity
Ancient And Medieval Silver
TimeLine Scales New Heights for Children's Hospital
A lifelong passion
Sensational AS Gold Coin Pendant
Creature Currency
A little Saxon Magic
The Wars of the Roses
An Introduction to Elizabethan Coins
An Introduction to Early Milled Coins
Wildwinds Set Fair for the Future
A Glimpse of History
X-rays join the fight against fakes
Testing, Testing! X-Rays Help With Find Identification
X-Ray Technology Spotlights Fakes
Hometown Treasures
Ancient Immigrants
Still Waiting For That First Gold Find?
Collecting The Past - Revolution And Rebellion
Collecting The Past - The History Of Collecting Coins And Antiquities
Come to Brum!
They Came and Conquered
TimeLine On The Up
A Weighty Subject
The Hole Story
Thatcher's Sister Coin
Token Opportunities
Keep a Sharp Eye Out for Totatis
Collecting The Past
A Bonanza of Buttons