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Treasure Finds 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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Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign G.T. Finds $800 Silver Bar
While testing my NEW Minelab Sovereign GT metal detector with a 10" loop in my front yard, I received a signal in "All Metal" mode. I started to dig and the object detected was deep about 24" down! Finally I hit something solid. The object was very heavy. I took it into the house, washed it off and saw what it was. Very silvery in color and so heavy. I took it to my bathroom scale and it weighted 53.4lbs. I decided the next thing to do was have it tested. It turned out to be solid silver, worth approximately $800 on today's market. The nugget seems to have been hacked on with an axe or large knife. I live on the oldest road in the United Stat...
Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign GT
Minelab Sovereign GT Finds $4500 Ring!
I DID IT! I DID IT! I DID IT!!!!! The find of a life time - pinch me. I had no idea of what i found! We went over to Daytona Beach to hunt and hoped to find something left by the fourth of July weekenders. We got up early, which about killed me since I went to bed around two! We hit the beach at 9a.m. and hunted to about one when a very bad storm sent us off the beach. That was ok I needed a break and was hungry so we stopped at Wendy's and then proceeded to my spot. I told Jerry I have been wanting to go to my favorite spot all month, that is where I found that silver bracelet with the dragon fly and the three rings. We sat there in the car waiting for the rain to...