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?

Hard Working Detector

Have been detecting for only three and a half months, I have two Minelab detectors at present, an X-TERRA 305 and an E-TRAC. I am pleased to report that I am impressed with these two detectors as they together have uncovered many great finds valued way and beyond the cost of both detectors.

Finds so far:

Copper coins:

  • Victoria1837-1901-68
  • Edward vii-1901-1910-30
  • George v-1910-1936-114
  • George vi-1936-1952-256

Silver Coins:

  • 1 spanish cob 1770
  • 9-King Phillipe 1st 1834-1846 1/4 Frank
  • 1-King George iv 1/8 Dollar Monet 1822
  • 1- King George iv1/4 Dollar Monet 1822
  • 12- Victoria Shillings
  • 4-Victoria six pence
  • 1- Victoria four pence 1838
  • 11 Victoria three pence
  • 1- Victoria two pence
  • 2- Edward shillings
  • 3- Edward three pence
  • 4- George v shillings
  • 8- George v six pence
  • 11-George v three pence
  • 1- William iv six pence
  • 10- George vi shillings
  • 12- George vi six pence
  • 5- George vi three pence
  • 2- Liberty Mercs
  • 1- Willimena 10 cents1943
  • 11-Sterling Silver Rings
  • 3- 10 K gold rings
  • 1- 14k Gold ring
  • + Many misc. finds

These two detectors have been worked very hard over this short time and have made me very proud.

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