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

Round Pounds

The new 12-sided £1 coin became legal tender on 28 March 2017. The round £1 coin lost its legal tender status at midnight on 15 October 2017. There are still 169 million out there, which have not been returned to the mint. I am sure we will be finding them with our metal detectors for […]

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

Finding Personal Losses

Photo by Thomas Quine (Lady’s Rolex) [CC BY 2.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons The Swale Search and Recovery Metal Detecting Club I chair, offers a free search and recovery service for personal items, tractor parts, buried drain covers and the like. The most unlikely item I have been asked to find was a cricket pitch! […]

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The day I got my hands on a real gold bar

On a recent trip to London, my partner and I visited the Bank of England Museum. The signage wasn’t very clear, or perhaps I should have gone to Specsavers the opticians, and we actually ended up in the Bank of England itself at the first attempt. The security man, in pink frock coat and top […]

Categories: Editorial, Gold

Hello from David Villanueva

Hi, I’m David Villanueva, treasure hunter and writer. You may have seen my articles in Treasure Hunting or Searcher magazines or even read one or two of my books.  I have been metal detecting in the UK for just about 40 years and have made some really good finds. Since the 1997 Treasure Act, I […]

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