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?

30 Minutes of Playing

After owning a second hand Minelab Sovereign for a season I decided to speculate and buy an E-TRAC. The result 30 minutes of playing digging holes in a freinds field I found the artifact below. What was it I asked myself? Talking to an expert he feels it is a criude copper crucible used for smelting clippings off gold coins in the centre of the crucible is aproximatly 21 grams of 22 carrot gold.

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