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Metal detector finds, treasure finds and discoveries ( 6 / 7 )

This is page 6 where we have displayed some of the treasure finds made by our customers. All of the items pictured on these 7 pages were detected with our metal detectors and 3d ground scanners. Unfortunately it's not possible to display all of the finds that have been detected because many of our customers have requested that we not post them on our website.

If you are using one of our metal detectors, ground scanners or geophysical instruments and have a treasure story by yourself, submit it to us by using our online form or via email to info@okm-gmbh.de with all the details about your finding! Please include a picture, a story explaining your find, what kind of metal detector you used and any additional information you would like to share with other treasure hunters.

This story of Mr. Akis from Greece sounds like a fairy tale. There are some mysterious symbols painted on several rocks in the mountains of Greece and the idea of a big treasure. Based on that signs a thrilling hunt for the cache starts in the heart of the greek mountains. After investigations and field scans with the metal detector Rover C from OKM he located a buried hand-carved stone - shaped like a pig's head. Inside of this stone he found several ...


During a metal detection on loamy ground a satisfied customer from middle east discovered gold coins inside of a stone. He was using the Earth Imager eXp 5000 with Super Sensor and VLF emitter. In one of his emails he wrote: "Again i scaned the measured area and in 320 cm i found 12 gold coins inside of stone."


On a field in the UK different objects like ammunition, crockery, remains of fighter planes and even old documents has been found with the geophysical detector Future I-160. Under comprehensive supervision of historians the valuable findings has been excavated and filed. One of the most valuable and interesting items was a well preserved china plate from AJ Wilkinson LTD.


In november 2005 some of our customers found a wooden chest filled up with gold bars. Those bullions were buried during the World War II by greek guerillas. The treasure hunters and archeologists used different metal detectors and geophysical instruments like the Earth Imager eXp 3000, the predecessor of eXp 4000.


These ancient artifacts has been detected with the 3d metal detector and ground scanner Rover Deluxe in the region of Kurdistan in Iran. They have been found in a depth of about 2 m underground. The historic targets belong to 3500 years ago. They show original inhabitants of this area and the ploughing tools which were used for agriculture.


An incredible discovery has been made with the Future I-160 in the city of London, near to Buckingham Palace! With presence of pilot Sgt. Ray Holmes scientist Malcolm Weale, managing director of Geofizz LTD., discovered the engine of a hurricane fighter plane crashed during the Second World War. Channel Five programme reported live that Malcolm's geophysical measuring instrument was so accurate that the hole dug for the crashed plane was not even one foot out.


This ancient dagger from the early middle age was found in a depth of 60 cm. After unsuccessful searches with different other metal detectors the dagger has been detected with the basic equipment of the Earth Imager eXp 3000. Only the iron blade kept well preserved over all the long time the object was buried in the ground. There is only a small piece left which belongs to the wooden handle of the dagger. The exact place of this discovery is undisclosed.


An ancient wine cellar has been located on an old french castle by using the geophysical instrument Grailfinder. This old cave which is estimated from the 15th century by experts and so has an unexpected high historical value, has been located in a depth of 21 meters. Planete Detection IDS has led this professional underground research and located the entrance of this void. By presence of the first french channel TF1 they demonstrated the metal detector Grailfinder, found the cellar and finally went down with the cameramen and discovered 4 big rooms. "It was just wonderful!" so IDS.


Customers from Greece proudly informed us about this incredible finding with their geophysical instrument Rover C. Although if non-metallic, the device Rover C located this glas vase as an underground anomaly in the measured area. Determination of position and depth of this ancient target was also possible due to the 3d software program. The vase has been detected in a depth of about 1 m in neutral soil conditions.


A sensational discovery has been made by hobby archeologists in an area of the former Ottoman Empire. With the metal detector Walkabout Deluxe, comparable with the current detector Rover Deluxe, a golden wreath (crown) has been located. The metal detectorists confirmed that next to the crown much more items has beed found. However the golden wreath is the most valuable relict of the dig. Because of the integrated metal discrimination they could find out that the located object was made of gold.




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