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?

12 Ounces in Less Than 10 Hours

Went detecting with a Minelab GPX 5000, within the first hour we found a 124 gram piece of gold and quartz. Next week went out again and found a 140 gram piece of gold. All told in about nine and a half hours we found 12 ounces of gold.

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