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Treasure Hunting Magazine May 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.

Amazing metal detecting articles

 ‘Moat Larking’ the Tower of London – Day 2 Jason Sandy returns for a second day of metal detecting in the moat of London’s famous landmark.
PAS Corner This month, Dr John Naylor examines what can be learned from just a fragment of an Anglo-Saxon silver penny found on the Isle of Wight.
Roaming the Acres Denise Moncaster makes an interesting selection of finds from her local permissions, including a couple of as yet unidentified artefacts.
Just a Roman Rubbish Pit? Not far from where Dave Crisp found the Frome Hoards, he excavates more fascinating items.
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 great finds from the north of England and Scotland, as well as an unusual coronation booklet and some fascinating research.

Field Test: Rutus Atrex Adrian Gayler puts the new machine from Rutus through its paces on Essex farmland.
Ancient Gold of Claudius Gary Hamer and his partner Chloe make some great Roman finds on their friend’s farm near Bristol.
A Field of Finds Matthew Hall shares his finds on a local Facebook page and gains himself a great new field to search.
Gold Aestel and Other Treasures Rob, Paul and Robin, aka ‘The Team’, find an extremely rare gold ¬Anglo-Saxon aestel using their XP Deus machines in North Yorkshire.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
Reader Finds A glorious pictorial summary of some of our readers’ recent finds.

Metal detecting news and vies

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Our Books

We also publish over 60 books specialising in the hobby of metal detecting, for both those new and experienced to the hobby.

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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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