An out of the blue opportunity to spend the summer of 1995 in a beach house led to the purchase of a Tesoro Silver Sabre II metal detector, and a metal detecting journey began. Since then, Brian has founded a club at the high school where he's taught for over 20 years, written multiple articles for the now defunct Western & Eastern Treasures magazine, published a book on metal detecting, taught metal detecting classes to teen and adult learners, and has been guiding clients on metal detecting hunts in the field. We like to call them "Dirt Fishing Adventures."
A Kentucky man discovered a hoard of 700 Civil War era gold coins in a corn field. I can only imagine.
The Spanish galleon "San Jose" is about to be "brought to the surface" from 2,000 feet down by the Columbian government.
How in the world a wooden vessel can be resurfaced from 2,000 feet down after 300 years is beyond me but Columbia is going to try and the believed cargo it contains is estimated to be between $4 Billion and $20 Billion dollars.
A sunken city filled with Egyptian and Grecian artifacts has been found off the coast of Egypt.
You read that right, archaeologists in Japan recently discovered a hoard of 100,000 coins, the oldest of which date to 176 BCE!
It's always the noobs!
A guy in Warwickshire, England who had been detecting for six months found a gold necklace linked to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
A man metal detecting in a carrot field in Switzerland found a 3,500 year old necklace. We don't get stuff like that in America!
Read the reviews:
" I pretty much thought I knew what I was doing. Until I read this book. " S. Borrelli
" I enjoyed this book. It wasn’t a dry, technical read but rather like having a conversation with an old friend. The author’s way of explanation was relatable and easy to follow. " P. Miller
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