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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...

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...

Ancient skeleton found by the Thames

A medieval skeleton has been discovered by the River Thames appeared to be wearing a pair of thigh-high leather boots. The skeleton was discovered by...

TV Show lands metal detectorist a rare find

A metal detectorist unearthed a 600 year old ring on the Isle of Man that has been declared “treasure” by the island’s Coroner of...

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...

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...

They are not telling us the truth

Archaeologists have accused Highways England of accidentally drilling a large hole through a 6,000-year-old structure near Stonehenge during preparatory work for a tunnel. The drilling,...

Another fantastic Roman discovery

Perhaps it's not a good idea to ignore the iron signals when out metal detecting, some treasures are not always Gold or Silver. Imagine...

Danish workers discover Medieval sword

Street workers in Denmark made an amazing discovery when they  found a Medieval sword. Kenneth Nielsen, an archaeologist from the museum, examined the sword that...

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...