Coin and Relic detecting in Australia by Doug Stone

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Doug Stones latest book

Coin and Relic Detecting in Australia

Gives the reader background information necessary to choose a metal detector to suit your treasure hunting needs. It outlines the techniques for detecting and extracting valuable targets and has been designed to enable you to identify your finds and put them into context within Australia's evolving history.

 

Contents:
Acknowledgement

Introduction
Man-made or natural targets

How metal detectors work
Detector operation technique
Specialised tools for coin & Relic extraction
      - Development of treasure hunting metal detectors
Choosing a treasure hunting detector
      - Treasure Hunting Detectors
      - My CX3030: Fred Mason, USA
      - After market Coils
Where to treasure Hunt (tips, what to look for)
      - Backyards
      - Beaches
      - Camping Spots & Camp Grounds
      - Ghost towns & Deserted Settlements
      - Goldfields
      - Homesteads, stations, woolsheds & sheds
      - Railways
      - Rivers & Lakes
      - Sports and showgrounds, racecourse & parks
Research
      -
 Historic maps & plans

      - Local histories
Themes to stimulate your search
      
-Bushrangers, black powder & bullets

      - Gold Rushes
      - Horse-drawn transport & coaching routes

      - Prisinoer of war camps (POWs)
      - Railways
      - Sly-gong shanties, pubs, hotels & stores
The Law on finding
Identifying your Finds
      
- Badges

      - Brassware & bits
      - Buckles, belts & harness
      - Buttons
      - Cast ion & wrought iron
      - Coins
      - Domestic good & jewellery
      - Firearms
      - Medallions
      - Padlocks
      - Scales, steel yards, balances & weights
      - Tinware, tea, tobacco & cocoa
      - Tokens
      - Tools
      - Toys
Displaying your Finds
Treasure hunts & ethics 
      - 
Select References

Author: Doug Stone
Pages: 266
First Published Year: 2016
Hard Cover
ISBN: 9780959639247

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Coin and Relic detecting in Australia by Doug Stone
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