2nd millennium BC. A bronze palstave axehead with lateral loop, Shelf-Type Transitional, Trident Variant, low-flanged and with three typical radiate ribs at top of midrib. Recorded with the Portable Antiguities Scheme by Mrs Erica Darch, PAS: NMS-1719FO, SMR ref no: 59756; and published in Treasure Hunting, May 2014, p.52 (this axehead); accompanied by copies of the PAS report and Treasure Hunting Magazine page. 380 grams, 15cm (6"). The Chris Rudd collection, Norfolk, UK; formed since the 1970s; collection number AX44; found near Tuddenham, Norfolk, UK. Chris Rudd has collected ancient coins and antiquities since the 1940s. As an amateur archaeologist he found many himself at Badbury Rings, Dorset, 1952-53. He also dug at Hod Hill with Professor Sir Ian Richmond and at Wroxeter with Dame Kathleen Kenyon and Dr Graham Webster. Today he is best known as a Celtic coin dealer. His catalogues have been described as â€˜an important research sourceâ€™ by Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe and â€˜treasure houses of delightâ€™ by Dr Anne Ross. Coins and artefacts associated with Chris Rudd â€“ as a collector, dealer and valuer â€“ can be seen in The British Museum and other museums. This collection was formed since the 1970s.