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Treasure Find

A treasure find is something a treasure hunter or metal detectorist finds underground. It's the opposite of a hidden or lost treasure.

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A treasure hunter from Iran detected a fabulous treasure by using his long-range gold detector Bionic X4. He recovered a hoard of gold and silver coins, that were buried in about 1.10 m (3.6 ft) under the ground surface. The first detection signal received by the treasure hunter came from a distance of about 400 meters (1312 feet).


A successful treasure hunter found a small ancient bronze vase in more than 4 m depth with his ground scanner eXp 6000. The province of Ilam in the west of Iran was a part of the kingdom of Elan and became a part of the Persian empire later. This region is rich of archaeological sites, ruins and bridges from the Sassanid era, making it an ideal place for archaeologists, adventurer and treasurer hunters.


Some of our customer's latest treasure finds demonstrate the versatility of his powerful 3d ground scanner Rover C II. While treasure hunting in Morocco and conducting several measurements, he discovered a significant coin treasure that dates back to the 11th century. The age of the copper coins could be reconstructed because of its inscription "480 Hijri". On another site the treasure hunter was successful in finding several fragments of an old meteorite.


On a sunny day some colleagues from OKM grabbed a Black Hawk pulse induction metal detector and started treasure hunting in a nearby wooden area with some old houses. During our search we found several buried items and artifacts. Mostly some old coins were detected but also some other objects the people lost over the past years. This was also a good opportunity for OKM to get new ideas for further improving the Black Hawk metal detector. This day we cleared the area close to the earth's surface but we will come back with our 3d ground scanners eXp 4500 and eXp 6000 to find the deep hidden treasures too.


Rover UC detects copper coins in Iran in 4 m depth.


One of our esteemed customer detected historic objects with his Rover C II ground scanner in the Middle East. The treasure find contained a beautiful statue, several coins, a bracelet and a bowl which date back to the first centuries B. C..


Treasure hunting in Tunisia is not only a great adventure, it is also very successful. An example is one of our customers who detected an underground tomb at a depth of 1.60 meters. He used his Rover Deluxe - a 3d metal detector - to scan a historical treasure area. Then he discovered a hidden anomaly, which was visualized in a 3d scan image and identified as an ancient tomb. After opening the tomb he found a skeleton with bronze earrings.


By using the metal detector Walkabout Deluxe, comparable with the current device Rover Deluxe, a collection of Byzantine coins has been discovered. The coins were in an excellent condition because they were embedded in a small pottery.


This golden necklace has been found in Macedonia from one of our customers in 2002. It has been located with our metal detecting device Future 2003/4 (Rover C). The photo shows the customer who visited us in our company to tell us about his incredible finding.


With the help of the geophyiscal measuring instrument Future I-160 this golden stone has been found.




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