Taking Your Metal Detecting Hunt Under Water!

If you’re a detectorist who lives near a coast, you’re lucky. You have access to some of the greatest places to metal detect.

Beaches are an amazing place to find coins and rings that people have dropped, but getting into the water to hunt can offer even greater finds.

You don’t have to suit up with scuba gear to find quality targets in the water – although you certainly can if you want to. There are several affordable detectors that can be submerged up to 100 feet.

But if you’re not comfortable going too deep, you can slap on some snorkel gear and stay in shallow water. Even at that depth you have the potential to find modern-day treasures or some long-submerged shipwreck treasure. Continue reading

Tips for Finding Coins with Your Metal Detector!

No matter what metal it’s made out of, there’s nothing more exciting than finding a coin when you’re metal detecting. Once you see that telltale circular shape, your heart starts beating fast until you can get your hands on your find and determine what kind of coin it is and when it was made.

It’s easy to get excited about coins because they can be worth a lot of money if they’re rare and they’ve managed to stay in good condition. The other exciting thing about coins is that they have the year on them, which means you don’t have to guess what time period your find comes from.

The good news is that you don’t have to have a high-end metal detector in order to find coins – even entry-level detectors will locate them. If you’ve got coin fever, you can increase your odds of finding coins by following a few simple tips.

Go to Areas Where People Congregated

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