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Metal detecting latest news – What is the deepest metal detector archaeology in the newspapers

Metal detectorist cheats the church

Once again the media has picked out another metal detector user in a bad light with tales of theft and corruption. The well known and...

Roman evidence found in the USA

Did the Romans settle in the USA, if so this will re write the history books. Back in 2016 a guy called Scott Clark wrote...

Thieves with metal detectors

This is the big one a Hoard of Viking coins seized during police raid opens up a can of worms for detectorists. Police seized the...

Gold Roman coin fetches £460.000

Once again another metal detecting find hits the headlines, this time it's a Gold Aureus of Allectus (AD293-296) found by a detectorist in Kent. As...

Archaeologist stole more than £11,000 from club members

Metal detectorist and Archaeologist John Maloney 54 appeared at Leicester Crown Court for sentencing having pleaded guilty to fraud. The Judge awarded Mr Maloney a...

Homes raided after non declared metal detecting finds

Police are investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures found by metal detectorists, recently a hoard of Viking coins worth at least £500,000 have...

Metal detecting video of the month

The mild bunch This great video shows some great comradery between friends while out on a days metal detecting. I love the dry humour and little...
Another Roman coin

Rare Roman coin – Or not !

Archaeologists working alongside Highways England who are improving the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon discovered an incredibly rare Roman Bronze coin minted for a...

Minelab Vanquish metal detector Hoax

Or is it true. Minelab have announced their new metal detector to the trade in Sardinai, but people are sworn to secrecy, come on guys...

Metal detecting event | Rare Gold and silver coins found in Buckinghamshire

Metal detector users at the 2019 spring Detectival found themselves witnessing a 14th Century hoard of more than 550 Gold and Silver coins being...