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South Norfolk Hoard Declared Treasure

Ancient coin hoards discovered near Downham Market and Pulham St Mary have been declared treasure.

A hoard of Roman silver coins and a number of early… 217 more words

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Oh diddums!

Just posted on a detecting forum (and getting loads of support): “So, today we received the valuation for our 20 piece, 1kg, 1100 year old viking hoard of hack silver. 229 more words

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Copper finds on Laurium's poor rock piles

Ana & Sera Lester don’t need metal detectors to find float copper on Copper Country rock piles. It’s in their blood – perhaps much like the old Cornish miners who directed underground explorations for C&H and other Lake Superior copper mines. 55 more words

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Laser Guided Treasure Hunting

As a treasure hunter, I find “treasure” in a lot of things. Metal detecting is my most favorite past time, but I also love digging bottles, collecting the occasional book, scraping metal, and so on.  341 more words


The stranger and the ring

When my father died he left me a ring which had once belonged to his father. But before long I was thrown into a panic – I had lost it.

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Sometimes It's Just a Numbers Game

This weekend I got a chance to spend a few hours metal detecting with a friend. We detected in a nearby town where an early 1900’s school once stood. 446 more words

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There goes the neighbourhood! Why we should ALL be snobbish about metal detecting.

by Nigel Swift

There’s been another big row about which of two detectorists should get rewarded. It reminded me of a previous debacle…

This latest case interested me as they had been searching in fields I used to play in. 450 more words

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