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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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Denitsa 16.5" EXcelerator EQ2 Pro Search Coil
Denitsa 16.5" EXcelerator EQ2 Pro Search Coil
Denitsa 16.5
Excelerator Finds Coins & Relics
I've been working around the house trying to catch up on some honey-do's the past few weeks. I couldn't take it anymore. So I loaded up my Explorer2 with the new EQ2 Excelerator 16.5 coil and headed to a farm field were the old town Poor House used to be. It is located on a steep hill, and Family's have been using it for slay riding for over a hundred years. I figured it would be a great place to check for some old coins. Well it turn out that I was right. My first find was a liberty Head Nickel about eight inches deep. Not a bad start for the day. I detected for about four hours total. Finds were: two liberty Head nickels, three large cents, two buckles, two mercury's, two...
Denitsa 16.5" EXcelerator EQ2 Pro Search Coil
Denitsa 16.5" EXcelerator EQ2 Pro Search Coil
Denitsa 16.5
Civil War Relics Found
I used this coil with my Minelab Explorer 2 on a Civil War battlefield searching for relics. This was done with full permission of the owner in a area that had been searched many times by different detectors over the years. Using my stock 10.5 coil I searched a area and found a few medium size shell fragments as well as the usual farm equipment pieces you would expect in a field. On average the stock coil was pulling fragments down to a depth of 12 inches. I believed that there were larger fragments and relics below what I could find so I purchased the 16.5 coil....