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?

A Very Rare Find

The 1st thing I found was a button and it was a BENEDICT & BURNHAM which was made in 1830-1835.

Then I found a CONFEDERATE SWORD HANGER."What you have is a Sword Hanger that was made specifically for use with the English imported "Snake Buckle". It was part of the "Belt Rig" set. It is actually very rare. Very, very few of the imported "Snake Buckle" rigs were made to be outfitted with Sword straps and Sword hangers.

The very few made and ordered belts, were strictly made for someone requiring and authorized to wear a Sword. Thus, mainly Officer's or occasionally, Cavalry. Yes, although you see many "Snake Buckles", the vast majority were made without this configuration."

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