Article | On the trail of historical treasures

Published by Daily News, the Voice of Tehama County since 1985 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (MCT) – They look for places where pioneers heading west climbed from covered wagons to assess a creek crossing. Places where blue coats and gray coats camped and perhaps traded gunfire. Places where families picnicked and played at the water’s edge. And when…

Article | Hunting for relics: Vincennes man uses metal detectors to unearth treasures from Ind. history

Published by Green field Reporter, Jenny Peter,  Vincennes Sun-Commercial, Friday 10th August. VINCENNES, Ind. — To the untrained — or maybe unwilling — eye, Nobert Brown’s extensive collection of glass bottles, coins and beat-up looking toys and jewelry might look like, well, like a pile of junk. But not to him. “It’s the thrill of the hunt…

Article|Clasp of astonishment: Amateur treasure hunter finds tiny 14th century heart-shaped gold brooch worth £25,000 in farmer’s field

Published by Daily Mail, written by Nick Enoch, Wednesday 2nd May 2012 Shaped like a heart – and with two hands clasped together in decorative sleeves at its base – this piece of jewellery may be tiny but it was to prove an enormous find for one lucky metal detector enthusiast. Stan Cooper, 60, unearthed the 2.5cm gold brooch…

Article | I’ve struck gold… again! 28 years after treasure hunter discovers Huntington Hoard he returns to the spot and finds another

Published by Daily Mail, by RICHARD HARTLEY-PARKINSON, Tuesday 17th April 2012  The saying goes that lighting never strikes twice, and the same could be said for finding treasure. But that’s exactly what happened for George McKean who struck gold in the same spot where he found a hoard of coins 28 years ago. He and his brother-in-law…

Article | Doncaster Roman jewels mystery

Published by The Star, Wednesday 9 May 2012 PART of a treasure-trove dating back to Roman times has mysteriously surfaced at an antiques fair – almost 30 years after the rest of it was found in a Doncaster wood. A silver bracelet dating back to the third century is now wanted by Doncaster Museum so they can…