Looking for a unique women’s gift for the golfer on your list that has it all? What to get her when another set of clubs, tees or balls just will not do. This holiday season, consder a fun outdoor gift. Coin hunting with a metal detector is a growing hobby that offers fun, exercise, a new hobby that can be profitable as well.
Some great ideas for that tough to buy for woman golfer on your list:
The woman on your gift list may not get rich picking up lost coins with a metal detector—although it is certainly possible. There are several rare and extremely valuable coins out there waiting to be uncovered. However, it is very feasible to make enough money to pay a bill, go shopping or go out to dinner!
An interesting gift that keeps on giving!
A metal detector is a gift that’s intriguing, fun and offers new adventures. The idea of finding lost coins is exciting: some coins are from the very first U.S. mints, others were dropped in early colonial days and believe it or not—ancient and gold coins are often detected with a metal detector. Many people who start out coin hunting end up as lifelong detecting hobbyists who later search for buried caches and lost treasures.
Get her started on a modest budget:
There’s no need to pay big bucks for an expensive metal detector, either. Beginner’s models are available for around two hundred dollars. Entry-level detectors can locate every type of metal; many offer automatic adjustments and other advanced features.
A smart choice that may pay for itself in time:
A metal detector is a smart investment—coins founds with it often pay for the unit several times over! If you think she will take to the hobby, it may be worth purchasing a mid-level or higher end detector. As the price increases, so does precision, depth detection and target identification.
For a fun and unique women’s holiday gift, we’ve listed metal detectors at various price points: entry-level, mid-priced and full-featured luxury models. As you are getting started, it is always a great idea to do some upfront research. Take the time to read some articles on the hobby so that you can pick out the best equipment. A popular article on getting started is called “Which metal detector is best for you?” for some great tips to get started right.
11 Popular Metal Detectors—Perfect for Women Hobbyists:
- Bounty Hunter Legacy 1500 Metal Detector ($139.99)
- Fisher F2 Metal Detector ($199)
- Garrett Ace 350 Metal Detector ($297.45)
- Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector ($299.95)
- Garrett AT Pro Metal Detector ($594.95)
- Fisher F70 Metal Detector ($649)
- Garrett GTI 2500 Pro Package Metal Detector ($934.95)
- Makro Coin Finder Metal Detector ($1,020)
- XP DEUS Wireless Metal Detector ($1,899)
- Garrett ATX Metal Detector ($2,120.75)Bonus idea: 11. Garrett Pro-Pointer ($127.50)
You will want to learn about the best spots to use your metal detector as well as metal detecting basics as you are getting started. There are many metal detecting clubs around the country that can help. You can also spend some time doing research online and in your local library. No matter how she gets started we are sure she will have fun. Happy holidays to you and the new treasure hunter on your list!
Biography: About the author: Daniel Bernzweig manages MetalDetector.com in Southborough, MA. He has written extensively on the subject of metal detecting since the mid 1980’s. He has traveled world-wide in his pursuit of educating, exploring and advising others in the proper use of metal detectors. Outside of the business he enjoys mentoring students, being involved in the community and spending time with his family.