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!
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The Extreme Versatility of the Commander 15 x 12 Mono

After using a Minelab GPX 5000, the above photo was set up and taken using a march fly as a measuring stick to show the extreme capabilities of the Commander 15 x 12 Mono coil and what is capable of.

While the 15X12 Commander on the GPX 5000 you have the capability to locate the smallest of shallow gold nuggets (some that will not register a weight on scales as above) to the other extreme, where depth and size are also attained. A fantastic combination and all rounder.

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