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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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Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Civil War Canteen - US 1858, Shot Through

I found this canteen in shallow water after the Spring rains. Found on private property near a famous Tennessee battlefield. I have been hunting since 1979. Although this item was near the battlefield, I have every reason to suspect that it was thrown into the river and used for target practice. I decided to leave the concretion on the surface, though it would clean down to a silver color.

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Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tigershark Finds 14 Finds Today!

I went out detecting in an old woods on a very steep hill. After detecting along the side of an old rock wall in the woods, my tiger shark rand loud and clear and found my first ring at about 1" under the surface. The next fifteen minutes yielded 13 more rings! All in about a 20' x 20' area! I took them to the jewelery store and found out that 2 of them were 10k gold and one was 14k with 3 diamonds. 3 were silver and the rest were just gold plated. You just never know...

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Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Civil War Canteen Shot Through!
Found in three feet of water next to a pile of 160 mixed early war CSA and USA bullets. ...
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Tesoro Tiger Shark Metal Detector
Civil War Canteen Shot Through!
Found this last year in 3 feet of water, lying on a limestone shelf. It was found near a major Civil War battle site. Although I could remove most of the concretion to show more of the silver color of the Yankee canteen, I decided to leave it as is. I believe this is the 1858 US model. The large caliber shot hit just below the spout, knocking the spout clean off. You can see the exit hole. While not my most valuable find, it is one of my coolest!...