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Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!
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Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Gold Coin Found with Velox
Last week, i pick up the soberin gold coin with velox one....
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Coins, Rings, & Relics

First off I want to let you know that I am so pleased with my new Velox One!! I have found coins, rings, and old relics.

......I am also interested in using it to find gold. The gold here in TN is not large nuggets, but smaller nuggets, pickers and large flakes. A little background about myself and why I am so interested in using my detector to prospect for gold. I have found a unique way of finding prospecting locations. I was previously a professional whitewater kayaker and had multiple sponsors including larger sponsor like Red Bull and Oakley. Presently, I work in the medical field, but still kayak as a hobby. I ...

Nokta Golden Sense
Nokta Golden Sense
Nokta Golden Sense
Very Stable
The Victorian gold rush in the 1800s proved to be very fruitful for the many gold diggers. The famous Golden Triangle delivered many tonnes of gold and resulted in the building most of the towns we know today such as Ballarat, Bendigo, Castlemaine. Even today the triangle still surprises with some beautiful gold finds. Many rich areas bare the signs of the past diggings and the vast amount of work of the past can be witnessed in the bush regrowth. The scars of time have left the landscape with many holes, shallow to very deep, vast areas surfaced, hill sides ripped apart for the precious metal. ...
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Velox One at the Beach
Me and my partner decided two hours before the tide was right in to go to the beach to try my Nokta Velox One on wet mineralised sand again, as I have been having difficulties getting it to ground balance on the beaches round here. The tide was on the way in and we started off on dry sand where there didn't seem to be a lot apart from the odd tent peg and pieces of old drinks cans, but then the detector gave a signal I just had to dig! With my pin pointer I had managed to get a rough idea of where it was but then the hole just kept getting bigger until I got down to stones, black sand and clay which was about 13.5"/34 cm down and what I thought was just a piec...
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Nokta Velox One
Velox One WW2 Finds
We arrived at a field with a small tree in the middle of it, this made it look pretty interesting so we decided to use this field (after gaining permission of course!). After looking around as to where to start we decided to start around the tree in the middle as sheep had previously been grazing and this area looked very worn by the sheep. ...
Nokta Golden King NGR Basic
Nokta Golden King NGR Basic
Nokta Golden King NGR Basic
Finding Chinese Silver
Hello, I found these treasures. They are Chinese silver coins and Chinese silver embuus. Silver coin is Chinese marshal Yuan shi kai....
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
First Find

I first became interested in detecting whilst on a holiday from my home in Adelaide, South Australia several years ago. An acquaintance spent several months each year in Victoria with his then GP3000 prospecting. My wife and I stopped off at his camp for a couple of days and went out with him, watching and learning. Realising, that whilst still working, I would only have a few weeks each year to do this, I knew this was something for future retirement.

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Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
First find with my CTX 3030
Following a tip to an old smelter a few miles from my near Vernal, Utah I hit my first major find. I've only had my Minelab a couple weeks and have been very impressed with it. But I can't explain the excitement when my shovel turned up a Smith Wesson P99....
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard-with Wireless Headphones
First find with my CTX 3030
Following a tip to an old smelter a few miles from my near Vernal, Utah I hit my first major find. I've only had my minelab a couple weeks and have been very impressed with it. But I can't explain the excitement when my shovel turned up a Smith Wesson P99. I have it soaking and I think that it may be salvageable. How exciting!...
Garrett AT Gold
Garrett AT Gold
Garrett AT Gold
Sterling Silver ring found by Garrett AT Gold
The AT Gold is super sensitive on rings, this is the third ring found so far over areas i have taken my AT Pro.
The ring found today is a small ladies ring, nice and thin but came up nice and clear on the detector....