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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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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Lady Liberty Hiding in Dirt
Last year while detecting in Wyoming I found a round copper like disk. It looked like a bottle cap. Not seeing anything on it at the time I just put it in my finds pouch. We save all copper, brass and lead for recycling. Also I always save everything and clean it at the end of the day because you can never tell what is underneath all the dirt. Lo and behold under all the dirt was a face of lady liberty and the date 1868. My hunting partner at the time said too bad you don't have the back. Back I said? Yes it is the front half of a token issued by the sutler at Fort Sanders. He had seen one that a friend found. Oh well half a loaf (token) is be...
White's MXT All-Pro
White's MXT All-Pro
White's MXT All-Pro
Great Short Hunt
Got out for a short hunt after work and took the MXT ALL PRO for a stroll along a curb strip in town and recovered a 1848 Liberty Seated Half Dime....
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Surprise in the Park
One afternoon this past July (2014) I grabbed my V3i and decided to go out for an evening hunt. My wife had suggested 3 or 4 times to try this little park not far from our house. I never gave it much thought because I knew the park was not that old and I try to find older places to hunt. Not having too much time I decided to give it a shot. I had only been detecting about 20 feet when I got a good signal at 4" to 5" deep, so I began to cut slightly deeper and out popped this shiny silver coin! It was an 1856 Liberty half dollar and it was in excellent condition! I could not believe it! After doing a little more detecting, I determined tha...
White's MXT All-Pro
White's MXT All-Pro
White's MXT All-Pro
Early US Coin
I never thought I would dig such an early US coin, there are very few found in the field, at first I thought I dug a Braided Hair or a Cornet Head because of the thickness. Me and my friend Gary found this foundation accidently walking back to the car after hunting another foundation with no luck. We were excited about coming back and I glad we did. We both dug 4 coppers all dating to the 1700s,Thanks Whites for the MXT AllPro I could never go without ant other machine....
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
M6 Nails 400 Year Old 8 Reale

I live on Florida's Treasure Coast and strictly hunt the beach. I do dry and wet sand, but can not detect in the water due to admiralty leases. A few weeks ago we had a few days of large waves and I figured that I would venture out and see if the ocean had left me (or possibly uncovered) some goodies. I was working the previous high tide line which was pretty dry by now. My M6 was in the beach mode with no discrimination and the sensitivity at 3 O'Clock. I also had the pinpoint toggle forward for multiple tones. After an hour of the usual beach stuff like bottle caps, pull tabs, clad, lead sinkers etc, I got a high pitched tone t...

White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Finally a Little Something for me (My Wife Really)

This past Sunday my detecting partners and I were out detecting a local park my V3i was picking through the maze of targets pulling out all the solid signals as I was getting coins, pull tabs, foil and pieces of shredded aluminum can.

Out in the middle of an open space in the middle of the park I received a hit of 17 with big solid bars on the screen of my machine. I went to pinpoint mode and viewed another good target signal on the polar plot. When I probed the ground I was having a hard time finding the target so I pulled out my electronic pinpointer and discovered the target was near the surface.

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White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
My Granddaughter's First Hunt

The Coinmaster is a big hit with my granddaughter. I took her out for a short 1 hour hunt before work and she found 6 dimes, 2 pennies and a token at a park I've hunted many times. Good going girl!!! Coinmaster is awesome!! Thanks White's!! Great hobby for the kids too!!!!

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
Just in Time For Granddaughter's Kindergarten Graduation

My trusty M6 finds my granddaughter an awesome graduation gift! A sterling silver Kindergarten class ring!!! I found this at one of my hunted out parks with my trusty M6 with a 5.3 inch Eclipse coil and my new TRX!!! Awesome Trio!!! White's proves again how powerful their equipment is. The TRX is the best pinpointer I have ever used. Thanks White's for your quality and support!!! A number 1!!!!!

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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Ok, Now My V3i is Just Showing Off.

I took it back to the house that it was bought to be used for. This house's yard has mineralization from hell. It masked out everything deeper than 4 inches. So I bought a V3i which has all the adjustability I need to punch through.

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White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
4856 Seated Half Found With VX3

Found this old coin in a old park. It was about 8 inches down and on its side. My VX3 still gave a good loud signal.

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