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Metal Detecting Becomes More Popular In Wales!

Every year, there has been an increase in the amount of treasure found in Wales, as reported by BBC News and National Museum Wales experts. Most of the items being found are medieval and Bronze Age artifacts. There are specific areas that are considered “hotspots” for these types of items: Wrexham, Southern Pembrokeshire and South East … Continue reading »

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Archaeologists Find Remains Of 700 Year Old Medieval Priest!

At a dig in Thornton Abbey, England, a team of archaeologists uncovered the remains of a very old priest. This one in particular happened to be 700 years old! Thornton Abbey is a medieval abbey located near the village of Ulceby. According to new info from Lincolnshire Live, the name that appeared on the coffin … Continue reading »

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This Sword Is 2,300 Years Old And Still Shiny!

Based on new information from Dailymail in the UK, Chinese archaeologists discovered one, impressive old weapon- an 2,300 year old sword. The sword was found in an ancient coffin in a Chinese province known as “Henan Province.”  What made this sword find so great is that the sword itself was still sharp and shiny! It was … Continue reading »

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A 2,000 Year Old What Was Unearthed?

Near a Roman port on the Red Sea, something out of the ordinary was just found – a pet cemetery that dates to over 2,000 years ago! It’s a known fact that ancient civilizations highly valued certain animals are pets, including ones we are familiar with today. Certain animal species held symbolic significance in their … Continue reading »

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Rare Viking Coin Finds Displayed In Ulster!

Valuables found in the UK are considered some of the most unique in the world. There is so much history in the UK, that treasure hunters from all over the world are attracted to the area. We do recommend you do your research and read what the metal detecting laws are, no matter where you … Continue reading »

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Brain Food Vol. 3: Dating Your Button Detecting Find!

Hungry for more knowledge? We feel ya! For this volume of Brain Food, we are on the topic of dating button finds. We got inspired from a Pinterest post, so we knew we had to share! For those of you that have buttons and thought, “How do I know what year this is from? I … Continue reading »

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A Special Coin Treat!

We know how neat it is to have all kinds of coins. You never know what kind of story it will tell. We like to include a piece of history for our customers whenever we can. So, we have this new treat for you.  We’ve added FREE presidential coin kits with 5 coins in hard plastic … Continue reading »

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Learning About The Past Benefits All Generations

This is a great tidbit about archaeology from Upper Michigan Source! At the Marquette Regional History Museum in Michigan, people of all ages got a chance to appreciate the past by celebrating International Archaeology Day. Gathered among the archaeology professionals were archaeology students and kids. They had a chance to learn more about the field … Continue reading »

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New Treasure Unearthed By Hurricane Matthew

If there is one good thing about storms, they wash all kinds of new treasure possibilities closer to shore. Hunting after a storm is one of the most sought after detecting experiences! We are waiting to see what things come ashore for treasure hunters to find. We recently found an article telling of one, neat … Continue reading »

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A Villager In China Discovers What?

Global Times recently mentioned that a farmer in Jishui county, East China discovered six Bronze Age artifacts while leveling land. The artifacts found date back over 2,000 years ago! There were also bricks from the Han period that were uncovered. According to archaeologists, these cultural artifacts were daily items, such as utensils. Read more on … Continue reading »

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