Metal detecting / 702 posts found

‘The Curse Of Oak Island’ Gets Season 5 Premiere Date On History

by Luke Higgins
The series, which features brothers Rick and Marty Lagina on an historic quest to solve the 222-year-old Oak Island mystery, averaged 5.4 million viewers per episode and is the network’s No. 1 series in key demos. It’s also a top five…

‘Diggin’ with KG and Ringy’ — two guys who love history

by Luke Higgins
A nationally-distributed TV show with Allen County connections will start a new season on a new channel with a new name. “Diggin’ with KG and Ringy” will debut Sept. 25 on the Pursuit Channel. The show features treasure hunting with “King” George…

Pensioner unearths £1,700 of pupils’ cash and gives it to schools

by Luke Higgins
A pensioner with a metal detector has collected more than £1,700 in loose change dropped by pupils and handed the money back to schools. Eric Soane, 79, combs playgrounds and sports fields before giving the cash to headteachers to bolster…

Where’s the best place to look for buried treasure?

by Dave Sadler
It's something every child dreams of - and every metal detectorist too - finding buried treasure. Nearly 1.3 million archaeological finds have been unearthed in England and Wales over the past 20 years. This summer, Derek McLennan was given £1.98 million for…

What Europe’s most ancient battlefield reveals

by Dave Sadler
The Gross Raden Archaeological Open Air Museum is presenting an exhibition featuring archaeological artifacts from the Bronze Age, many of them found on the site of a battle which took place in the Tollense Valley, in the northeast of Germany. DW met with Detlef Jantzen,…

Gold coin sheds new light on 5th-century Swedish island massacre

by Dave Sadler
The discovery of gold rings and coins on a Swedish island sheds new light on the history of the area, and could give insight into the motives for a massacre which took place in the fifth century, archaeologists told The Local on Wednesday.…

RARE COIN TREASURE TROVES HEADED FOR CZECH MUSEUM

by Dave Sadler
Two rare treasures have been discovered by chance this year in South Bohemia. One of them, consisting of hundreds of silver coins from the 11th century, has now gone on display at the Museum of Prácheň in Písek.  A vessel full of silver coins was discovered…

Carlisle Cricket Club site gives up yet more of its fascinating Roman history

by Dave Sadler
Peering intently, archaeologist Frank Giecco turns the coin over in his hand and grins broadly as the light picks out the worn image of a woman, seated inelegantly on a rock, her shield and spear discarded nearby, her…

Hacksilver, hoards and ancient jewellery: Unlocking the mysteries of Scottish silve

by Dave Sadler
As National Museums Scotland prepares to unveil an exhibition showcasing Roman and Early Medieval silver, Alice Blackwell, Glenmorangie Research Fellow, talks about about power and prestige in the first…
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com