Category: Finds

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Viking hoard, part I (photos+)

It’s not a secret that vikings were brave rough people who liked a lot gold and silver. Viking hoards still can be found around Scandinavia countries, UK, Baltic states… I decided to share with You, mates, some photos of Viking items from the museum collection. Please take a look and enjoy! Have You ever found anything similar? More interesting finds here !

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Diggin’ coins with Nokta Fors Relic using big coil (+photos)

Here is my report from the last weekend being digging on a farmfield using Nokta Fors Relic detector. So far I decided to improve it a little bit and added big DD coil. This is 39.5×34 cm (15.5″x13″) searching coil produced by Nokta as well. First of all I managed to play around with DEP (Deep) mode and high sensitivity level (set at 85) on a open hayfield near the...

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Bredon Hill Hoard (<3000 roman coins)

It is a story from June 2011. Two guys from Redditch (Worcestershire, England), Jethro Carpenter and Mark Gilmour, were detecting on a farmland on Bredon Hill while they found something. At the depth about 50cm there were several sherds of pottery and coins… quite many coins. Yes, it was a big clay pot full of 3rd century coins! When realized it they contacted local Finds Liaison Officer. After a couple...

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Diggin’ WW2 with the Makro Racer 2 (photos+)

After I bought the brand new Makro Racer 2, during a very short time (less than a season, the unit was released in 2016!) it became the metal detector for all my needs. Even though I haven’t gotten down to the beach with it yet, I have dug a lot of coins from the Russian Empire. But recently I went to a place where there were some small battles in...

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Diggin’ SS division ‘Nord’ in North Karelia (photos+)

Here is another motivation post for WW2 battlefield in North Karelia (East front). Looks like really nice place for WW2 relics hunting. Enjoy! Rusty German helmets, canteens, bayonets, carbines, etc., right from the lost bunkers and trenches. AT mines’ ‘Tellermine’ holders were collected together by the Germans and left as it was… WW2 relics in the forest… Abandoned many years ago German bunker.   More related posts can be found...

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Detectorist finds 700 year old ring

A hobby detectorist found a 700 year old gold ring during a morning hunt in a farmers field in Warrington, England. Patricia, who found the medieval ring arrived at the field at 6am in the morning, and after an hour of hunting she found it.   After she found the ring, she handed it over to the Museum of Lancashire, who found out that the ring could date back to 1,300-1,400AD. Its material is gold with a stone in it...

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Rare 3000 year old bronze artefact found in Estonia

In Vilyandimaa, Estonia there was recently found a bronze artefact. It is estimated to be around 3000 years old. An archaeologist said that this is a very rare find. This is the 15th time that this kind of artefact is found in Estonia. This item is currently at an archaeological laboratory where they are researching on why it was found in that place, and where it has its origin. In total there were found...

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Amazing WW2 treasure! (video+)

In case you havent seen it yet, here is a video from last year where a lucky guy finds an incredible treasure! Among a lot of other cool items he finds a german “Verbandskasten”, which is a medkit from World War 2. Enjoy the video! What an amazing find! The guys who found it are very lucky people:) Want to see more War relic finds? You will find it here! 

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Over 100,000 Coins Found! What do you do with your finds? (Crazy video+)

What do you do with your finds? When I detect and got some good find I leave it for my collection or simply sell it, if I have one. If it’s not a good finds I use it for a metal detectors testing or just make a presents to my friends, relatives, whatever. But this guy, Bill, check him out: He detected more than 100,000 coins (and only coins) +...

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Hoard from Fuchsenhof

While coming back to year 1997 I could notice one outstanding find near the little town Freistadt in Austria discovered by the local digger Siegfried Bauer using his detector. This hoard included about 7000 Medieval mostly silver coins and 600 other pieces like rings, small buckles, etc. This find was dated quite accurate on years 1275-1278 when there was a conflict between the King of Germany Rudolf I and King...