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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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Nokta Golden King DPR Basic
Nokta Golden King DPR Basic
Nokta Golden King DPR Basic
Face Sign Found with Nokta's Golden King!
Here's some photos of the findings. the face sign was found on one side of a stone wall buried about ten feet deep, so were still looking at the posibility that there is a deposit nearby. The other picture looks like an urn and we found it buried around eight feet with some human skeletons besibe it. ...
OKM eXp 4000
OKM eXp 4000
OKM eXp 4000
New Historical Findings in Middle East with OKM eXp 4000 Metal Detector
Once again customers from the Middle East area informed us about new finds with their treasure detector eXp 4000. The precious ancient atifacts has been excavated in the Middle East. These very special targets were hidden about 1.2 m underground. The measurements in eXp 4000's Ground Scan mode has been confirmed before digging with the DDV system (visual metal detector system with metal discrimination). ...
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....
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
White's DFX 300
Gold Ring Found with White's DFX Metal Detector
Everybody has someone that they detect with, and my friend is Bill Green, who lives close by me. Bill and I detect at least twice a week. Recently, a new member of our detecting club, Rob Hill, has become a regular with us. Rob is in business for himself, therefore he doesn't have much time to pursue his new hobby so he has arranged to have Wednesdays to play with Bill and me. Bill and Rob both are using the new White's -top of the line detector - the V-3. I am using my buddy - White's DFX with a new 5-3 Eclipse coil. As both, Bill and Rob, keep using their new machines they are getting better and better. Recently, they both have had a run of finding jewelry...
Fisher CZ-21
Fisher CZ-21
Fisher CZ-21
Hanks White Gold Medallion
As told to Kellyco; On only his third day using his new Fisher CZ-21 Metal Detector, Hank, in water a bit over waist high heard the sound all metal detectorists, love to hear, the sound of a good target located in the warm water off a Florida East Coast beach. In January 2010. Doctor told Hank he better do something about his health. Dr. said "start exercising and watch what you eat" and lose some weight. So Hank tried walking for exercise which as he says "is pretty boring". He then decided to try metal detecting to make walking a little more exciting. Living close to the beach as Hank did made his new exercise program easier. Walking on the beach sand, swinging his new ...
Detech 8x6" SEF Butterfly Search Coil (Ace 150, 250)
Detech 8x6" SEF Butterfly Search Coil (Ace 150, 250)
Detech 8x6
Kellyco Has a New Star
A week or so ago, my wife and I were shopping at a local store when we met a friend of ours who works at Kellyco. During our conversation he mentioned that they were expecting a new 8X6 Butterfly Coil for the Garrett's Ace 250 and 150. I ask him to call me when they came in as both my wife and one of my sons have 250s. He called the other day to tell me they were in and yesterday, Friday, I went to pick one up. I ask him if he thought it would work on my "OLD 550"? We checked it out on one of the 550s in the store and it looked like it would work. Now my "OLD 550" is the first machine I started with back in 2005. It has been through many battles all over this nation....
Garrett GTI 1500
Garrett GTI 1500
Garrett GTI 1500
Found Lost Hearing Processor for Young Boy
I have heard a lot of treasure stories about people having great finds. In fact, several years ago I sent you an article about a $9,500 diamond ring I found. Well, I have another interesting happening this last spring of 2009. I have been rather busy so just got around to sending you the story. I live in Northern Vermont so the treasure hunting season is confined to warm weather; however, the first week of February, 2009 an interesting thing happened. One morning I was at my Ace Hardware store getting a few needed items when I saw this young woman at the register buying a metal detector. I couldn't help but ask her if she was getting ready for warm weather and dete...
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Found Lost Ring with Garrett Ace 250
Over 15 years ago, while painting the eves of our house, I went to wipe off the paint running down my hand and my ring went flying off. I was up high on a shed roof, so I saw it roll down and off the end of the roof. Over the next few months, there were many attempts to find it, crawling on the ground and pushing the grass around. Just recently I purchased a GARRETT 250 from KELLYCO, put it together, read the instructions, watched the dvd and within a half hour of looking...Wallah! Found the ring...old paint still on it...AMAZING...couldn’t be happier...think I found a new hobby. It was all new to me and I found the dvd extremely helpful...
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250
Garrett Ace 250 Finds
Finds (Sept. 11-30, 2010), $10.34 in change, 1 ring, 2 tokens, 2 harmonica guts, 1 tin sheer, 1 belt buckle, 1 tongue ring ...
Fisher F75
Fisher F75
Fisher F75
Three-year-old Finds £2.5m Treasure with Fisher F75 Metal Detector
A three-year old boy playing with his grandad's metal detector struck gold when he found treasure worth an estimated £2.5million - a 500-year-old gold locket. James Hyatt struck gold when he unearthed the 16th century artefact in a field on his very first outing using a metal detector. Experts believe it is one of only four of its kind in Britain and could have belonged to royalty. James's dad Jason said: 'He was so excited when he realised he had found real treasure.' 'He is one of the luckiest people ever. He'll put his hand down the sofa and pull out a tenner.' James, who lives in Billericay, Essex, was out walking with his grandad and dad in nearby Hockley when he...