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Norfolk – The Best Spot For Finding Treasure

Research by the BBC has revealed Norfolk as the best spot for treasure hunters. But is everything as it seems? Of all the treasures found in the ground, fewer than 5% are discovered by professional archaeologists. More than 90% are unearthed by amateur treasure hunters armed with metal detectors – devices originally devised for hunting…

Unseen Items of the Staffordshire Hoard means hundreds flock to museum for rare glimpse.

Written by: Emma McKinney, BirminghamMail, Monday 22nd Aug 2011. “Ten items from the 1,400-year-old Anglo-Saxon hoard, found by a metal detector in a field in Burntwood, Staffordshire, two years ago, were on display at the Museum Collections Centre in Dollman Street, Nechells.” Taken from the article. Click the image below to read the full article:…

Delmarvanow.com report: Spurred by ‘the thrill of the hunt’

Written by, Alyson Cunningham , Staff Writer for delmarvanow.com, Tuesday April 23rd 2011. “SALISBURY — While many lost items are of significant value, they’re usually priceless to their owners. That’s why a band of metal detector enthusiasts are breaking out their gear in preparation for the hunt. “You’ll never know the feeling of finding something…

Leasowe metal detector’s finds go on show at Chester exhibition – Liverpool News – News

   By Liam Murphy, Liverpool Daily Post, Aug 4 2011 “Phil Moy, 70, of Leasowe, is chairman of the West Kirby Metal Detecting Club. Over the decades, he has found gold and silver coins, Roman and medieval artefacts – as well as bottle tops and ring pulls.” – taken from article Click below to read this article…

Appeal for lost keys…found by local detectorist

By Stephanie O’Connor, Champnews.com, Monday 6th June 2011   O’Conner reports how Mrs Vernon posted a message on the internet appealing for anyone with a metal detector following a fall causing her to lose her house keys. The message was picked up by the National Council of Metal Detecting and referred to metal dectectorist Mike Butler…