Metal Detecting Blog

NOTE – Please, if possible photograph the location and record the 10 figure OS Grid Reference of your finds. Any find older than 1650 should be passed on to your Finds Liaison Officer for recording on the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Anything that may be classed as Treasure must be reported to the Coroner.

A wander around a local but previously un-visited site at Stoke Wake, below an Iron Age Hillfort.The farm promised lots but gave me very little until I unearthed some mystery items… Detectors used: XP Deus Full on v.5.21 using an 11″ Standard Black CoilNokta Makro Simplex+ Pinpointer: XP MI-6 Cameras…

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A visit to a very ancient landscape near Milton Abbas, surrounded by scheduled Iron Age and Medieval sites. Anything from Iron Age, Roman, Saxon, Medieval, etc could, and in the past has been found. It’s very local to me, only a couple of minutes drive away, so wasn’t worried by…

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A return to the old Manor House and Estate near Ringwood, but different fields. Historically, several silver hammered coins have been found on the estate so I thought it was about my turn to find some too… As well as using my XP Deus I’m again trying the Nokta Makro…

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I was out on a very exposed wet and windy site today, being almost blown over a couple of times, and with the rain coming in sideways. The finds made up for it though, and I managed to get several OK bits of video despite the conditions 😁 Detector used:…

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