Tagged: Treasure

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British Detectorist Finds Ancient Roman Treasure! (Video, Photos+)

A British man was out with his metal detector when he found something no-one else found before him in England. In Gloucestershire, England, Pete Cresswell and his brother-in-law Andrew Boughton found a small treasure stock of bronze statues from the last years of the Roman occupation of the country. This treasure also contained parts of metal boxes, handles that have been placed on boxes, parts of metal statues, parts of...

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Finding A Treasure Of Silver Coins With A Cheap Metal Detector? Easy! (Hoard, Photos+)

It would seem that many people think that to find a treasure you would need to get a good metal detector. And “good” usually means “expensive”. But no, you dint need an expensive detector for this, a huge treasure was recently found with a low-cost entry-level metal detector! One guy in Ukraine went detecting with his Teknetics Eurotek PRO and Nel Hunter coil- seemingly not with an XP Deus un his hands, and stumbled...

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Viking Ships With Crew Found In Salme, Estonia (Real Find, + Photos)

Estonia is a very nice country, especially because it is full of finds;). There is not much gold, but there is a lot of silver and Viking treasures. Detecting in Estonia is allowed, but you will have to take special courses (very useful and interesting!), And then pass an exam and you will get a license. The license lasts one year, and it must be renewed each year sending reports about where you dug...

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“Treasure” Rings (Diggers Story)

Here we have another quite interesting story sent to us by a digger. Enjoy! My story is about the previous seasons. It is somehow romantic and somewhat mystical. Back in 2006 we were fortunate to find the treasure. Our first real treasure! 1806 copper coins from Nicholas II, 9 kg of copper in a pot buried in the corner of the basement of the former manor. Classics of the genre....

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River Treasure (Diggers Story, Photos+)

Last season did not start too good. At the beginning of the year I was quite busy so I had little to no-time for detecting. Therefore, before the start of the season, I began studying maps of the area in search of something interesting. The main criterion was for it to not be too far away. The city in which I live is big, and there is history almost everywhere...

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“Aureus” Gold Coin Sold For $15,835! (+ Photos)

Another insanely expensive coin left recently at auction for 15,835 dollars. On the gold coin you can see the profile of one of the emperors of the eastern part of the Roman Empire – Titus Fulvius Iunius Quietius who ruled in the years 260-261. When the Roman Emperor Valerian I was captured by the Sassanid king Shapur I of the Eastern Roman Empire, he suffered a crushing defeat. Shapur invaded...

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A pot full of silver! (Amazing Find)

Despite the winter, some dedicated people are still out there detecting and finding amazing treasures:) Here is another nice find – A ceramic pot filled with medial silver coins! Interestingly, it did not take long for this find to appear on the market. The find is sold at an auction just as it is shown in the photo, complete with all the bits of the pot and the 317 silver...

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When a small coin is worth a million (Super find, + Photos)

At first glance, it looks like an ordinary coin. 350 years ago, you could maybe use it to dine in a restaurant, sip a good ale, but no more. Now you can more or less buy a whole farm. This story took place in 2014. The name of the lucky detectorist is John Stoner. Near the village of Kings Klipstoun in Nottinghamshire (England), he found a rare silver coin from the 17th century,...

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Hoard of Polish coins from the 17th century! (+ photos)

What an amazing treasure! A group of diggers had the pleasure of digging out a hoard of Polish coins, a whole treasure in the middle of a field. Incredibly lucky diggers – they found all together about a hundred coins, mainly silver ones. Although they also found a gold coin, though only one. Imagine how amazing it must have felt to find this hoard! Here are some more pictures of the find 😉  (Note: click on the photos...