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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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Fisher F75
Fisher F75
Fisher F75
WAR RELIC
I sweep slow because things start to happen when you do this and ,here it is a signal in the high eighties, solid probably a aluminum can , So i figure what do I have to lose Nothing , So I cut a plug pop it over and begin to pinpoint its deeper than the plug sort of to the side , I see a ring brass maybe?...
Minelab E-Trac
Minelab E-Trac
Minelab E-Trac
14K .47 diamond ring!!
I found a 14K .47 diamond ring which i took to a jewelry store on the way home and they told me it was worth between $1200-$1300 bucks!...
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
Paid for itself on 1st use!
I was excited for my Garrett 2500 to come in, so I waited at the office for it on Saturday. I had recently lost my white gold wedding ring in my chicken house, my wife I live on the family ranch. Needless to say I was quite ticked off and the wife wasn't happy either. I had always wanted to get into metal detecting and this was a perfect reason to do so, as well that week I lost my $40 fencing pliers while pulling posts. So my Garrett came in and that Sunday I got it going along with the pro-pointer that came with the deal....
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
DFX 300 IS A MAGNET FOR JEWELRY
I wanted to say thanks for all the support and the info on what detector was best for me. It was a little over 2 years ago,that I called the 1-800 number and got Wanda on the phone,at first the concern was the learning curve,but the forums and videos,and a couple of books that was suggested,and many,many hours in the field,has paid off....
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
14K Gold Mens Wedding Band-Whites V3i
Today, 1/23/2013 I decided to hit the local park near my house for a few hours since my kids have a half a day of school on wednesdays and hit the playground area hard. remembering what a fellow detector buddy told me, hit the swing area because he had found a few rings there where the parents push their kids on the swings. I hit the front of the swing area pretty hard finding a few coins and hair pins then some parents showed up so I had to step away for a few till they left. Once they left I diligently hit the backside of the swings and hit a few good signals and recovered almost $2.00 in coins then it happened!...
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
13 year old first find.1927 Silver Peace Dollar
My 13 year old Daughter (Shelly)Has an Ace 250 Metal Detector,she couldnt figure it out.because she was running it on highest sensitivity! So a couple of weeks ago. I set it up for her,we still had some ice on ground. She went out front of our Farm house,(where we have been many times too test our Metal Detectors) and she got a clear $1 hit ...
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
DFX 300 FINDS AND RETURNS A 88 YEAR OLD MEDALLION
Every once in awhile,you have one of those feel good stories.I would like to share mine.I purchased my DFX 300 2 years ago,after I retired and have posted several stories of great finds,that you have graciously put on your site.I was detecting off of an old road where a neighbor told me that there used to be some old homes on this site during the turn of the century.These homes were built to support the employees for an old mill accross the street.Well back to the detecting,I worked the area,and had some great finds,a 1934 mercury dime.IH penny-1904,buffalo nickel that was toasted,and 6 wheaties....
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
16 silvers in one spot!
I received my Garrett Ace 250 in June of 2012, and in July of 2012 I found 16 silver quarters in one hole!...
Kings of Brigantine Bay
Hello, as I detected metal in my very own backyard I chanced upon this unbelievable relic from the Kings of Brigantine ... a very aristocratic family from Linden Woods... this ring is decorated with a Lovely K inset in Jade....
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
Garrett GTI 2500 Pro
GTI 2500 Finds Silver Coin 18" Deep!
While detecting on the East Coast of Florida this past year, I got a hit that showed the item around 13". The item was closer to 18". I was pretty happy when this item turned out to be a, 1761 SPAIN SILVER 2 REALES SEVILLA CAROLUS. My GTI 2500 is the best Detector I've every used and I'v used many different detectors and have two other Detectors....