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The best findings and treasures found with metal detectors

The treasure of silver coins and jewelry of IX-XIII centuries

This treasure of silver coins and jewelry of IX-XIII centuries was discovered in Krimulda district, Ragana village in 2007. The treasure included 176 units, the overall weight of the treasure was 1,5kg. There were more of Eastern Europe coins and Anglo-Saxon denarii in the treasure. The coins were likely brought in the area through trade […]

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  • 09.12.2016

The treasure of 800 silver coins of XVII century

This treasure was discovered in England, judging on the pictures leaked to the web. The treasure was likely hidden in some crockery. The coins are dated XVII century and the treasure counts about 800 units. It is estimated that the treasure was hidden during the civil war of 1642-1651. Now the silver coins discovery is […]

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  • 09.12.2016

20kg treasure of golden and silver coins

The treasure is discovered in 1964 in an average dwelling house in municipal district Puigreig. It was found in a coffer which was stuffed with silver and golden coins, which were in use in Catalonia in the middle of XIX century. The coins were of various mints of Spain. The overall weight of the treasure […]

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  • 09.12.2016

Oxfordshire treasure of Roman golden coins

Rich people of the epoch held their savings in gold coins and jewelry as these were easier to transport in case of emergency. Who owned this treasure and which way it made before being hidden in Oxfordshire? Roman treasures are often discovered in Great Britain. By now there are over 1200 treasures discovered and registered. […]

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  • 08.12.2016

The sword of the Bronze Age which is 3000 years old

A couple of treasure hunting enthusiasts discovered a sword which age is over 3000 years. The treasure was discovered near Svebolle in the central area of Denmark. Ernst Christiansen and Lis Therkildsen explored the local fields with metal detectors and caught their luck. One of the detectors produced a potent signal which allowed to discover […]

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  • 08.12.2016

Almost 9 pound silver treasure of medieval Poland

Told by the founder It was summer, it was hot, the grass was waist-high. Digging was just impossible. The heat made me constantly stop and drink water. The wood was the only place to relax and wander. All the fields around were sown. There was not a single place to hunt and dig treasures. This […]

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  • 02.09.2016

Medieval treasure discovered in North Yorkshire

This medieval treasure was discovered in North Yorkshire. Its age is determined by the age of the newest coin found in the treasure. This is approximately 1487. The treasure counts 817 coins and dates back to the dawn of the Tudor epoch. Most of the coins were stricken in York which became a strategic town […]

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  • 02.09.2016

XVII century coins treasure

I discovered this treasure in 2012 on the setting of a garden which was there in the XVII century. The former garden was in a few miles from a drowned settlement (due to construction of a new hydro-electric power station). The drowning happened in 1983. The drowned location was erased on the former medieval settlement. […]

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  • 21.12.2015

The trove of silver coins of the XVI century

A story of the founder The discovery of this trove is a result of lasting and very painstaking work. Researching the archives, I found a documentary description of a trove finding of the 60s of the previous century when a field was plowed (over half a century had passed already). For two years the information […]

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  • 08.12.2015

My first coin treasure

This amusing story happened to me in spring of 2008. After a year of lasting systematic search I got a bit disappointed and turned sceptical about my luck to find something seriously valuable. Sure enough I found some simple troves from time to time which gave me a hope and a portion of positive for […]

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  • 08.12.2015