For the first time a publication has been written in Australia for treasure seeking enthusiasts. It has chapters on: Targets; How metal detectors work; Detector operation technique; Specialised tools for coin and relic extraction; Choosing a Treasure Hunting Detector; Where to hunt; Research; Themes to stimulate your research and trip planning; The Law of Finding and Treasure Hunting Ethics; Identifying your find and Presenting your Collection.
A useful guide for coin and relic hunters, this book helps you identify your finds and put them into a context within Australia's evolving history. It also details how to find prospective areas, tools that specifically assist with coin and relic hunting, and how to unearth your finds without damage. Written by Doug Stone.