There are several ideal places where you can go treasure hunting using a metal detector. It might be on a beach, near a gold prospecting site, or in an area that has many old relics and artifacts. First, it is important to know the rules and regulations. Primarily, you should start hunting in your own backyard, or with permission, a neighbors or friends’ backyard, the sidewalks, flowerbeds, and behind trees.
What can be found in these places depends on the age of the house or land. It would be a lot of fun finding memorabilia such as old coins, relics, bottles and jewelry. Another fine place to do metal detecting is community and city parks, zoos, picnic areas, city playgrounds, old playgrounds and campgrounds. Look behind large trees, grassy areas, old trees, shady spots, and unpaved parking lots, under park benches and pathways. It’s possible to find new coins, old coins, lost rings or earrings, wedding bands, bracelets, watches, kids’ trinkets, toys – all lost or left behind.
Beaches and riverbanks are exciting sites for hunting and metal detecting, too. Look in places such as fishing spots, old swimming holes, and bridges on the riverbanks. You might find iron debris, broken pottery and glassware. This could be the best location to find older items and perhaps even novelty coins, jewelry, watches, relics and other possible collectibles. Go where people gather during the busy season such as local beaches, old marinas, and ocean beaches. They are most likely the prime spot for buttons, bullets, sinkers, Indian artifacts, old charms, and ornaments.
Metal detecting is an exciting, adventurous, and fun way of finding valuables. As long as we follow the proper code of ethics, it is a fascinating hobby, too. Different places bring different collections, treasures, and memories.
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