Britain's Best Selling Metal Detecting Magazine

September 2022 issue out now

Treasure Hunting Magazine September 2022

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.

Ropsley Hoard

The Ropsley Hoard John Philpotts of Silbury Coins looks at the story
and background behind the amazing hoard of over 500 Roman silver coins and examines the many emperors and differing reverses featured within the
hoard matrix.

The Priory, Suffolk Sandlands Julian Evan-Hart seizes the chance to detect around the grounds of Butley Priory which is steeped in history.

Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.

Product Review: WSA II Headphones Gary Blackwell introduces the
new range of headphones from XP, designed for the Deus II.

The Quest for Roman Jim Stevenson finally strikes gold after he and
his father spent years hunting for elusive Roman coins on their permissions in Scotland.

Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’ recent sale 

News and Views This month’s selection of metal detecting news and
stories includes some amazing gold coins spanning almost 2000 years, as well as an inspirational tale of metal detecting through adversity from Wendy and Jon Baldwin.

Reader Finds A glorious pictorial summary of some of our readers’ recent finds.

Where Have all the Finds Gone? James Lomas investigates why a
promising Roman villa site just doesn’t seem to produce any finds.

Finding Roman Villas and Farmsteads (part 1) Julian Evan-Hart offers some hints and tips to help you locate previously undiscovered Roman sites.

A Wartime Hoard While on a club dig in Yorkshire, Darren Booth
unearths a very unusual hoard of buttons and buckles.

My First Hoard Mark Westby locates a fantastic hoard of Roman silver coins on his Lincolnshire permission.

My first hoard

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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

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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