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Dorset Metal detecting club raise money

Metal detecting is a great hobby, when you can raise money for good causes its an even better hobby. Hats off to the Dorset and...

Rare Roman brooch discovered in a muddy fireld

A metal detectorist has made an incredibly rare treasure find, this time a rare Roman brooch has been rescued from a Lincolnshire field. The 48...

Why go treasure hunting

In the 20 years the PAS have been active they have recorded over 1.3 million finds, almost all of it was unearthed by metal-detector...

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 how many coins can you find

A metal detector is the perfect gift for the person who wants to find everything. “I’d have to compare metal detecting to finding a $20...

Female detectorists in the news

When you think about your typical metal detectorist, you'd be forgiven for picturing an old man shuffling around a field in an anorak. But metal...

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...

Rare Gold ring recovered by detectorist

Metal detector user recalled the moment he saw the gold band glistening in the in mud. “I put a spade in the ground and there...

USA news metal detecting parks

USA news City administration is looking for a way to regulate local treasure hunters who wander through Windsor parks with metal detectors and trowels. In approving...
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...