New Minelab GPX 5000 Owner Gold & Treasure Finds

A BendigoGold customer sent us photographs of some of his finds that he had found with a recently purchased Minelab GPX 5000.

All the finds were found within 20 minutes of the Ballarat Area.

Gold Found with a Minelab GPX 5000

Above is a sample of the gold nuggets that were found. The fifty cent coin is for size comparison.

Minelab GPX 5000 Treasure Finds
The treasure finds above were also found with the Minelab GPX 5000.

The Finds above include:

  • Top Left – An 1842 Silver English Fourpence – next to it is a 1952 Penny that had been used as target practice
  • Copper Buttons
  • A Lead Ink Well found at 45cm depth
  • 3 Chinese Coins
  • Bottom of the Photo – 2 Trade Tokens, difficult to read but one is dated 1857
  • Below the 50 cent piece is an old Silver Charm in the shape of a Flintlock pistol found near old diggings
  • There is also one rather large bullet bigger than anything the customer had seen before.
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About Treasure Tim

Tim works at Miners Den Australia’s Bendigo store ‘BendigoGold’. Having an interest in both Gold Prospecting and Treasure Hunting he is available to offer Miners Den Australia customers advice and support in their pursuit treasure hunting adventures and Gold Nuggets. Tim will be sharing his finds and advice regularly on the Miners Den Australia blog, so make sure you check back to see some fantastic finds and valuable tips on getting the best out of your Minelab Gold, Treasure and Adventure metal detectors! Having uncovered 1000's of historic relics and many ounces of gold nuggets Tim is perfect person to help you hone your skills and get you discovering more of the good stuff more often. Tim can be contacted via email

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