A treasure hunter from Iran detected a fabulous treasure by using his long-range gold detector Bionic X4. He recovered a hoard of gold and silver coins, that were buried in about 1.10 m (3.6 ft) under the ground surface. The first detection signal received by the treasure hunter came from a distance of about 400 meters (1312 feet).
A successful treasure hunter found a small ancient bronze vase in more than 4 m depth with his ground scanner eXp 6000. The province of Ilam in the west of Iran was a part of the kingdom of Elan and became a part of the Persian empire later. This region is rich of archaeological sites, ruins and bridges from the Sassanid era, making it an ideal place for archaeologists, adventurer and treasurer hunters.