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Crusader Cache found

The treasure, more than 100 gold pieces weighing about 400 grams, is estimated to be worth more than $100,000. The coins were found hidden in a partly broken pottery vessel at the Appollonia National Park near Herzliya, the site where archaeologists believe the ancient Crusader town of Apollonia-Arsuf once stood. The hoard includes 108 gold … Continue reading »

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Some Treasure Chests

Here you will see 2 different treasure chests from a museum near Monterrey, CA.  These are more likely strongboxes for the captain of a sailing vessel.  Using banded iron and handles on two ends, these were stout and built to last. Likely required two persons or more to carry.

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Book on Treasure Hunting Research is finally done and up on Amazon

About time!  Several years in the making, finally at an end. The book is done and already available on Amazon. To see it just click on the book cover. It focuses on aiding metal detectorsists how to research and the resources and critical skills to do it properly. I wish I had read this years … Continue reading »

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Bulgarian Treasure Trove Found

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British Gold Coin Hoard Found from Roman Times

Source: hemeltoday.co.uk Armed with a basic metal detector, a first-time treasure hunter in Britain reportedly has uncovered a trove of Roman-era gold coins that experts believe represents one of the largest such finds in England’s history. The cache of coins – Roman solidi dating back to the 4 th century – is estimated to be … Continue reading »

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Video of Ancient Ramle Gold Coin Hoard

A hoard of gold coins found by archeologist, documented and studied. We have the good fortune of seeing the treasure and understanding the context by which it was found in. The treasure hunting lessons that I walk away with is: 1. that businessmen have and will continue to want to protect their wealth on the … Continue reading »

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Treasure Cache found in ancient courtyard in Isreal

The IAA put out a press release of a treasure hoard found buried in a courtyard.  Little has changed in human nature. When threatened with civil unrest, we like to bury our valuables under our floor. or in the garden/ courtyard.  Little has changed in the last 2,000 years. http://www.antiquities.org.il/article_Item_eng.asp?sec_id=25&subj_id=240&id=1941&module_id=#as “…The rooms of a building … Continue reading »

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WW2 Aircraft Treasure Found

Hats off to David Cundall, who clearly did good research and vetted sources to find over a dozen buried war surplus Spitfires buried in Burma by Allied troops! Well done! http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Lost_Spitfire_Squadron_206526-1.html

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US Treasure Trove Law

There is a well written and heavily cited document on US treasure trove law produced by John Kleeberg.  You can find a copy for your files over at deep-web.org which is a Deep Web research site. You can download your copy of the Treasure Trove Law here http://deep-web.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/us-treasure-trove-laws-usa.pdf  

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Treasure Hunting Research Book Coming

There is a big need for a comprehensive that teaches solid research techniques for the treasure hunter.  I mean, there is a lot of crap out there, and there are a lot of people who believe that crap.  The intermediate to advanced treasure hunter should really have the ability to vet these stories for themselves … Continue reading »

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