With the multi-purpose 3D metal detector OKM Rover C II it is possible to detect hidden metal artifacts in different types of terrain and deeper than conventional detectors are able to explore – such as the coin treasure found in the Sechura Desert in Peru. The coins used to be a popular trade currency of the Spanish Empire – with noticeable effects on today’s world currencies. Learn more about the silver coins, also known as ‘Pieces of Eight’, and discover the special features of OKM’s metal detectors and 3D ground scanners.
Some of our customer's latest treasure finds demonstrate the versatility of his powerful 3d ground scanner Rover C II. While treasure hunting in Morocco and conducting several measurements, he discovered a significant coin treasure that dates back to the 11th century. The age of the copper coins could be reconstructed because of its inscription "480 Hijri". On another site the treasure hunter was successful in finding several fragments of an old meteorite.