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Metal detectorist unearthed rare 17th century gold ring

Pensioner Tom Ross found the rare ‘Posy’ ring while sweeping his metal detector over a ploughed farmer’s field near Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. The delicate ladies adornment, which has been dated to the late 1600s and is 85% gold, bears the Old English inscription “I noght on gift bot gifer” – which translated means…

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A detectorist finds a tiny urn

Julie Pollard found with a metal detector what appears to be a silver urn that contains some ashes. The tresure was found by woman using metal detector on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Kingston Park in Chatham, ON. Julie Pollard would like to return it to the owner. She can be reached at mchulie@icloud.com. ELLWOOD SHREVE/ THE…

War Medal found in a field in Pittenweem

Alexander Whyte, a 50-year-old detectorists from St Monans found   a local person’s warmedal. Mr Alexander Whyte found the medal with a metal detector near to where the former Pittenweem Railway Station would have been. He thinks that the medal may date back to either World War I or II. The medal is inscribed with ‘The Britsh Red…

500 year old treasure found in Sarratt

Post-medieval thimbles discovered by Sarratt metal detectorist 500 year old treasure found in Sarratt with a metal detector. The treasure was found after the metal detector owner agreed with the Sarratt landowner that he could search his land. The remains of two post-medieval thimbles were discovered with a metal detector in June 2013. The total weight of the…

Meet The Diggers

Tim “Ringmaster” Saylor and George “KG” Wyant, stars of the hit TV series “Diggers” answer Garrett’s Steve Moore’s questions on: how they got started in Montana, what they find, their unusual lingo, what it’s like digging in front of TV cameras More about the “Diggers” show available at Nat Geo Diggers page http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/diggers/ To learn more about…