Posted in: Metal Detecting

Metal Detecting | Rocky Mountain Coin

Posted January 6, 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Metal Detecting Whether you are looking for a unique way to stay in shape, want to enjoy time with your friends or family, or have dreams of hitting it rich, there are several reasons why you might consider purchasing a metal detector. Before you enjoy what is sure to be your… View Article

3 Places You Shouldn’t Use a Metal Detector In

Posted October 23, 2018

If you’re new to metal detecting, you’re probably excited about going out and seeing what you can find. However, first you need to know how to stay out of trouble. In our previous post, “Mistakes to Avoid When Using Metal Detectors,” we mentioned that some newcomers forget to get permission to metal detect in certain… View Article

15 Areas to Use Your Metal Detector

Posted April 20, 2018

For many coin collectors, part of the appeal of the hobby is the adventure of looking for collectibles. While some coin collectors prefer to add to their collection by seeking out one specific coin at a time, others use tools like metal detectors to see what they come across through chance and persistence. When you… View Article

Strike It Rich: 7 Best Practices for Using a Metal Detector

Posted June 22, 2017

Handheld metal detectors often appear in film and television, usually as comedic devices or symbols of hopeless causes. In reality, searching with a metal detector can often lead to the discovery of lost rings or keys, coins and other items, and foster a spirit of exploration. Whether you own a metal detector or plan to… View Article

Top 5 Vacation Spots for Treasure Hunters

Posted May 18, 2016

In our previous blog posts, we’ve discussed some rare coins and precious metals that you might find in your everyday life. But if you want to get serious about finding treasure, eventually you’ll have to head outside and start looking. But what do treasure-hunting hopefuls do if there aren’t any historic sites or gold mines… View Article

Ready to Treasure Hunt in Colorado? Follow These 6 Tips

Posted February 17, 2016

To a bounty hunter, the thrill is in the search. But to a treasure hunter, the greater thrill is in the find. And Colorado is as good a place as any for those who like to seek and find coins or other rare objects. Of course, tastes vary. Those who enjoy collecting coins may want… View Article

Myths and Facts about Metal Detectors

Posted July 15, 2015

Metal detectors cause a lot of noise. They emit beeping signals and inspire mystique in those who use them. But you may have hear d different rumors about these devices. Or maybe you don’t think that metal detectors can uncover actual treasure. Here, we’ll help you distinguish between the science and the science fiction surrounding… View Article