YOUNG metal detectorist Milly Hardwick strikes it lucky on almost every treasure hunt — and found a “once-in-a-lifetime” Bronze Age axe hoard on her third dig.

Milly, 13, has discovered golden coins and buttons when out with dad Colin, 51, but turned heads with her 65-piece stone haul dating from 1300BC.

SWNSMetal detectorist Milly Hardwick, 13, found a ...once-in-a-lifetime' Bronze Age axe hoard on her third dig. '/ '

Mum Claire, 48, of Mildenhall, Suffolk, said: “It’s an amazing find.

“The other detectorists are really pleased for her.”

Milly said: “Whenever I go out I find stuff. I've found a gold-plated button and a Queen Elizabeth coin.

...It's just nice being in the field for hours and you get a signal and it could literally be anything....

She added: ...Last Sunday when we were out someone stopped and looked at me and said ...are you the one who found the axe hoard?'

...And then another person came up to me and did the same thing....

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SWNS...The other detectorists are really pleased for her' '/ '

SWNSMillie turned heads with her 65-piece stone haul dating from 1300BC '/ '

SWNS...Whenever I go out I find stuff. I've found a gold-plated button and a Queen Elizabeth coin' '/ '

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