Inside the Quirky World of Metal Detecting
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 900 , Segment 2
Episode: New Era of Education, Metal Detecting
- Sep 14, 2018 9:00 pm
- 50:12 mins
Guests: Ryan Houston, Utah Metal Detecting; Todd Yerks, cttodd.com; Allyson Cohen, DetectingDiva.com; Dawn Chipcase, Digger Dawn on YouTube At least a thousand times a year somebody in the UK reports finding something historically important in a field somewhere, while out metal detecting. Could be a gold broach or a silver coin – or even a whole hoard of precious stuff buried by some wealthy Saxon during Medieval times. Such finds are on the rise as metal detecting equipment gets better and shows like The Detectorists on the BBC prompt people to try their hand at treasure hunting.