Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!
What Will You Find?

100 Silver Coins So Far This Year

I recovered the 100th silver coin for 2010 this month! (Oct 10th)

  • 1892 Barber Half
  • 1967 Kennedy Half
  • 1856 Seated Quarter
  • 1892 1908 and 1914 D Barber Quarters
  • 1 No date SLQ
  • 1873 German 20 Pfenning
  • 1867 Prussian 1 Silber Groshen
  • 9 Washington Quarters
  • 1853 Seated Dime
  • 9 Barber Dimes
  • 37 Mercury Dimes
  • 31 Roosevelt Dimes
  • 4 War Nickles

Totaling 100 Silver Coins

Additionally I've recovered 1 gold ring, 13 pieces of Sterling Jewelry, 15 Large Coppers, 23 Indian Head Pennies, 400 Wheat Pennies, Old Tokens, some neat relics, and 3,000 clad coins...

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