Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from February 2020

In February, our members found many interesting relics. These included our usual variety of buttons, coins, and bullets; as well as, items found around old Colonial home sites in Central Virginia. 

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries - December 2019 & January 2020

Our members hunted all around Central Virginia.  Everyone was successful and found a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from items used in the Civil  War, including a gold chain, breast plates and a variety of buckles.


One member found an intact Colt Navy 36 caliber pistol!

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries - October & November 2019

 Our members hunted in the unseasonably warm Fall season here in Central Virginia.  Everyone was successful and found a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from items used in the Civil War.  They also found canon balls and intact bayonettes. 


The large metal object is 1/2 of a wagon wheel bearing. It is lead coated bronze and was made this way so that the lead could be replaced when it became worn.


Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries for September 2019

The beginning of Fall was a great time to hunt around Central Virginia.  Our members found a variety of bullets, buttons, coins, buckles, and also a canteen.

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from June & July 2019

Our members hunted in the hot Virginia heat this past June & July and were successful finding a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from item used in the Civil War.

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from May 2019

The club hunted around the Central Virginia and found a variety of bullets, buttons, coins, and Civil War artifacts.

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from April 2019

The weather was nice and many members brought their discoveries from the previous month.


The club hunted around the Central Virginia area and found many interesting relics. The most notable discoveries included an extensive arrowhead collection (not all were collected this past month).

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from March 2019

Our April meeting featured Mike Singer as our guest speaker.  He spoke on insigneas of the Civil War.  He brought 5 cases of his extensive collection for our members to see.


The club hunted all over Central Virginia during the month of March and they found a variety of items including the typical buttons, bullets and coins, as well as, some impressive Maryland Militia hat letters.

Hanover Metal Detectors Club Discoveries from February 2019

In February our members hunted all around the Virginia area and found the typical bullets, buttons and coins in addition to three impressive buckles - two US and one Eagle.

2019 Holiday Party & Mini Relic Show

Our 2019 holiday party for members and their guests included a mini relic show.  Our members' families enjoyed seeing many of the discoveries from the past year.  A good time was had by all!