Author Archives: David

Incredible Treasures Found in US, France, and Denmark

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/incredible-treasures-found-across-america/ss-BB1ejEeb?li=BBnbklE#image=1 https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/brittany-builders-discover-gold-coins-intl-scli/index.html https://www.euronews.com/2021/09/06/enormous-treasure-trove-of-sixth-century-gold-found-in-denmark

Categories: Gold, Metal Detecting, Metal Detecting Finds, Treasure Hunting, Uncategorized

More Interesting Articles

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/08/ornate-silver-horde-discovered-in-forests-near-old-ryazan/139889 https://www.livescience.com/mysterious-sword-pyramid.html https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/08/archaeologists-discover-mercian-monastery-from-anglo-saxon-period/139938#aoh=16295198731128&csi=0&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.heritagedaily.com%2F2021%2F08%2Farchaeologists-discover-mercian-monastery-from-anglo-saxon-period%2F139938

Categories: Metal Detecting, Metal Detecting Finds, Treasure Hunting, Uncategorized

Stunning treasures found by people using metal detectors

Many thanks to Gregg for the links: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/stunning-treasures-found-by-people-using-metal-detectors/ss-AAL4eVQ?li=BBnbklE&fullscreen=true#interstitial=1 https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/08/ancient-coin-mint-discovered-in-china-from-over-2500-years-ago/139852 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/mysterious-mound-english-manor-reveal-medieval-castle-remains-180978390/

Categories: Gold, Metal Detecting, Metal Detecting Finds, Treasure Hunting, Uncategorized
 
 

Ancient Greek Gold Crown Found in Box Under Bed

Thanks to my good friend Gregg for this article link: https://greekreporter.com/2021/08/01/ancient-greek-crown-gold-found-in-a-box-under-bed/

Categories: Gold

Repairing Coins and Artefacts

George handed me a 2 x 2 inch card­board coin holder and, with tears in his eyes, said: “Can you mend this for me?” I looked, in horror, at what appeared to be the shattered remains of a coin as George explained that it was once an Iron Age silver unit that he had been […]

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Dowsing for detectorists PART 1: THE L-ROD

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet 1:5 I would imagine that all detectorists have an interest in improving the quality and quantity of their finds. Yet very few make use of a free technology that can bring spectacular results when employed alongside a metal […]

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Pinpoint Probes

Following on from a previous blog, I am pleased to report that the repair I carried out on my Garrett Pro-pointer has worked and the probe is back in service. There are some YouTube videos which show you how to fix the fairly common falsing problem, which is caused by some bare wires shorting out. […]

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Revising the definition of treasure in the Treasure Act 1996 and revising the related codes of practice

The UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which is ultimately responsible for the Treasure Act and Code of Practice, has produced a consultation document outlining proposed changes.  While much of the proposals are little more than housekeeping there are some material changes that are of some concern. At present, treasure is defined, […]

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Pinpoint Probes

Garrett Pro-Pointer An extremely useful metal detecting accessory is an electronic pinpoint probe; a hand-held miniature metal detector, identifying all metal by audio and vibrating. This gadget helps identify the exact position of the find in and out of the ground so you can not only avoid damaging your find but speed up find extraction […]

Categories: Editorial, Metal Detecting, Metal Detecting Finds, Treasure Hunting

Diamond Orbs

In The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Secret Manual, I looked at thermal and electrical conductivity as a possible explanation as to why some metals produce stronger auras than others. What I discovered through experimentation is that different metals produce different auras and fortunately precious metals produce the strongest auras. In other words a smaller amount of gold […]

Categories: Orbs, Treasure Auras, Treasure Hunting

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