Britain's Best Selling Metal Detecting Magazine

July 2022 issue is out now!.

Treasure Hunting Magazine July 2022

Published since 1977

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

Readers 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.

Metal Detecting Magazine

 Collecting British Army Buttons Dixon Pickup shares his passion for army buttons and looks at the changes over the past 400 years.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
Making Plans for Nigel Mark Vine responds to a request to help Nigel
Richardson with his metal detecting-based book by taking him out on his Dorset Jacobean manor house permission.
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 include returning a 900-year-old seal to its priory, returning a WWI identity disc to its owner’s family and returning a lost wedding ring to a very thankful husband!
Reader Finds A pictorial summary of some of our readers’ recent finds.

Shropshire Bronze Age Hoard Ben Carlisle’s last-minute decision to
head off to a dig certainly paid dividends with a wonderful discovery.
Detecting Britain’s Coast David Villanueva gives some great tips and advice on how to get the most out of detecting beaches and riverbanks.
Valuing the Jersey Hoard Coins Ten years after the amazing discovery, Liz Cottam explains the very thorough process Chris Rudd Ltd followed to value the famous Jersey Hoard and ensure the finders were fairly rewarded.
An Ancient Archer’s Arrow A chat with a local farmer leads to new
fields to search for John Keen, where he adds to his collection of finds, both eyes only and using his XP Deus.
Rescued from the Plough Matt Garrod unearths an unusual Roman bell containing mystery artefacts using his Minelab Vanquish 540.
Norfolk Treasure Chest Jennie Fitzgerald couldn’t believe her eyes when she came across a padlocked treasure chest buried on a Norfolk beach.
Fortune Favours the Brave Ignoring the terrible weather, Johnathan Bull heads out onto a Jersey beach and is rewarded with a gold coin.

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Our Books

We also publish a great range of books all about metal detecting to help you research your sites and identify your finds.

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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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