Deprecated: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is deprecated in /home/soilsear/public_html/Sources/Subs.php on line 4411

Deprecated: Unparenthesized `a ? b : c ? d : e` is deprecated. Use either `(a ? b : c) ? d : e` or `a ? b : (c ? d : e)` in /home/soilsear/public_html/Sources/Load.php on line 3396


Started by gash, July 24, 2018, 03:44:51 pm

Previous topic - Next topic


From time to time, treasures and precious antiquities have been revealed from underneath the ground of the bygone days with the help of metal detectors. But innumerable historical relics are still held below, all around the globe, up till now to be discovered. The inventive and modern technology has armed amateurs with innovative metal detectors to find their own noteworthy prizes.

There are several stories of the amateurs where they had their hands on their own share of the wealth and they sure can serve as inspiration for those interested in getting started using metal detectors for treasure hunting, if you are interested in learning more about about getting started using metal detectors please visit With the patience and metal-indicator, these are the 10 fascinating amateur metal-detector finds in America.

10: George Washington AND. Fourth of March 1789 Button

One morning in the home town of Rogersville, TN at a 1790 old mansion, a 73 year old man heard a telltale beep after about a year and a half of his industrious search. While he was digging away the soil, he pulled up a plug and found a roundness resembling a flat button. When he and his son retrieved the button, they found some artifact writing on it that said March of the fourth 1789 memorable. The worth of the button was soon exposed and revealed it to be from Isabella collection.

9: The Boot of Cortez

In 1989, a wealth pursuer from Senora, Mexico was metal detecting in the outskirts of a desert when he discovered his share of bonanza. After a hard job of searching and discovering for days, his metal detector received a strong signal from within the hodge-podge of junk.

He exhumed a gold nugget with the help of his shovel which weighed 389.4 troy ounces. His low-priced metal detector led him to a worthy treasure. The gold nugget was acknowledged with the name, 'Boot of Cortez' because of its colossal size. No other nugget as big in size has ever been found in Western hemisphere up till now. It was sold for $1,553,500 at an auction conducted in 2008.

XP Deus 9" coil & 13x11 coil
XP Goldmaxx Power
Whites DFX
Garrett Ace250
Nokta Simplex+

Powered by EzPortal