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?

Colonial 5 penny weight Apothecary, colonial silver charm

Picked up an Etrac recently, went back out to a colonial era site i had been working with another detector and pulled up some amazing finds.

(1) colonial era 5 penny weight apothecary with
a clenched fist mark
(2) colonial era charm with 5 penny
weight symbol in center and clenched
fist hanging from the bottom, found in two
(3) colonial era silver religious pendent .

and hit the beach with the Etrac for my first class ring ...

I will never swing anything but a Minelab again
they are amazing machines ...
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