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?

E-TRAC Finds SMALL Silver

Armed with a new E-TRAC earned for his birthday this detectorist proves skill and devotion to the hobby of metal detecting pays off. Within a couple of weeks an exciting find of the smallest US silver coin ever made for circulation, an 1853 three-cent silver, was the result of this detectorist's work. What a great find!
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  • What metal detector was used?
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