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Treasure Hunting Magazine November 2021

Published since 1977

Treasure Hunting is the UK's best selling metal detecting magazine. Published since 1977!

Reader finds

Showing your finds from all over the country. From the mundane to the amazing - every single find is part of our history

Packed with information

In-depth articles, reviews of the latest detectors, news, views and opinion all about the great hobby of metal detecting. 

Auction round up

A highly interesting selection of lots sold at TimeLine auctions each month.

Amazing metal detecting articles

From Howling Wilderness to Field of Dreams Neil Atkin reflects
on his metal detecting career over the decades, from the Peak District to theLincolnshire fields.
 A Sunday to Remember Adam Smith and his wife Wendy make some great finds on their Essex permission.
Perfect Pastoral Times Denise Moncaster revisits some of her ‘top-ten most boring fields’, with surprising results.
Death of a Detectorist’s Site Peter McCauley mourns the loss of his
Devon site to housing development and looks at some of the items he has found there over the years.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of beautiful Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
Researching Balls and Buttons Ron Bennett makes a couple of finds that lead him to some fascinating research.
Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’
recent sale 

News and Views A round-up of some of the news and stories from the world of metal detecting, including a report from the 2021 Detectival Rally and a fabulous selection of amazing gold coins and artefacts.
Reader Finds A showcase of some of our readers’ recent finds.
More Finds from the Manor David Stuckey continues to make some
interesting finds from his Georgian Manor estate permission.
The Golden Book Buffy Winship-Bailey unearths an absolutely stunning artefact in the shape of a tiny gold book.
Making My Heart Sing Claire Giles discovers that the wonderful hobby of metal detecting gives her everything she has been looking for.
A Trio of Permissions One thing leads to another for Barrie Hardwick, as he gains three new sites to search in quick succession.
Gary Blackwell Interview Adrian Gayler talks to Gary about all things XP and takes a look behind the scenes at the XP factory.

Metal detecting news and vies

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Our Books

We also publish over 50 books specialising in the hobby of metal detecting, for both those new and experienced to the hobby.

All orders post free in the UK we offer worldwide shipping as well 

Benet's Artefacts 4th edition

BENET'S ARTEFACTS 4TH EDITION - All prices fully updated and over 500 new artefacts added.


This fantastic A4 Hardback book is a must have for anyone trying to identify metal detecting finds.


The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
An illustrated guide to metal detecting and archaeological finds

Finds Identified 2

The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
FINDS IDENTIFIED II – Dress Fittings & Ornaments


Spink Coins of England and the United Kingdom 57th Edition 2022
(Pre decimal volume - Hardback)


The same format as previous editions of Benet’s but is purely focused on the Medieval period.

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