Success Stories for 2017

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'First Gold'


May 30, 2017 06:36am

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I was always in awe of fellow club members who started their sentence with the words "When I found my first gold item...."  Now I've joined their club with this c.150 B.C. - c.50 B. ...
Posted on May 30, 2017 06:36am | 0 Comments


CTX 3030

May 30, 2017 05:35am

A few weeks ago, I was searching an area of river dredging and drainage development. Having spotted numerous old bones, shells and bits of pottery, I thought this would be a cool place to search. I have searched the same  ...
Posted on May 30, 2017 05:35am | 0 Comments

Hunting the lost Tavern

CTX 3030

May 29, 2017 09:57am

We were searching for Benidict Arnold's lost taven, it happened that we had already had the permission and we're way off on an old map. We went back after two unsuccessful attempts in snow and rain. The first  ...
Posted on May 29, 2017 09:57am | 0 Comments

Finding the goods


May 27, 2017 09:16am

I own the Minelab GO-FIND 20 and have a lot of luck with it: jewellery, relics and my favourite coins, old ones at that. Here in Australia it’s hard to find extremely old coins but you do get the  ...
Posted on May 27, 2017 09:16am | 0 Comments

Masonic Ring

CTX 3030

May 27, 2017 05:05am

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I hunt homes that are to be demolished dated 1964 or before. I was at a home scheduled to be demoed. Most of the other homes that I hunt have been hunted by others already, so I got a Minelab CTX 3030  ...
Posted on May 27, 2017 05:05am | 0 Comments

Find of a lifetime (Spain)

CTX 3030

May 26, 2017 11:30am

Last week I went out really early. The sea was quite rough as I was in the sea, I found a silver ring and then a few coins. I was been tossed around quite a lot as I was waist  ...
Posted on May 26, 2017 11:30am | 0 Comments

Historic Medallions Returned to Family

CTX 3030

May 25, 2017 04:21am

The detailed story and more pics of this Historic find can be found on the Facebook Link: I’ve been employing the Minelab CTX 3030 for 2 yrs. before I found the CR John Turriffs Medals.  ...
Posted on May 25, 2017 04:21am | 0 Comments

My first Roman silver Denarius Severus Alexander

CTX 3030

May 24, 2017 05:32am

I was on a club dig and didn't have a signal for a while. Then around 2pm I uncovered my first silver denariu. I was absolutely shocked to find such a stunning coin.    Jason – England, UK.
Posted on May 24, 2017 05:32am | 0 Comments

# 1 on the hit list goes down....


May 22, 2017 05:37am

The number one coin on my hit list went down, sat down that is, on a short swing on 20 May 2017. I was detecting at a location that I had been to numerous times. Very trashy area, with a late 1800's  ...
Posted on May 22, 2017 05:37am | 0 Comments

Explorer SE Pro never disappoints!

Explorer SE Pro

May 22, 2017 01:28am

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I was at a job site on a piece of property that once was a part of Mt Vernon (George Washington's plantation) and asked the owner if he would mind me poking around. He was a little hesitant at  ...
Posted on May 22, 2017 01:28am | 0 Comments
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