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Medieval gold ring goes on show

A medieval gold ring found by a metal detecting enthusiast has gone on display for the first time. The 15th Century ring, decorated with images of the five wounds of Christ, was found in Durham City in 2014 and declared as treasure. It has now been bought by Durham University’s Museum of Archaeology and has…

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15th Century Ring Sells For £35,000

15th Century Ring Found By Treasure Hunter Sells For £35,000. The British Museum has confirmed a local man with a metal detector discovered a 15th century relic on one of his walks. A treasure hunter unearthed a small fortune after a ring he discovered turned out to be a 15th century jewel worth a whopping…

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500 Years Old Gold Ring Found in Shropshire

Ring found in Bridgnorth reveals a wealth of facts. A ring and hook thought to be more than 500 years old were found in Shropshire, an inquest heard. An expert from the British Museum said the two items found in Bridgnorth, which would have been owned by “high-status people”, showed the wealth of some folk in…

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Detectorist unearthed a 700-year-old ring

Treasure hunter: How I thought a 700-year-old ring was a Coke can ring pull. PAUL BUXEY was expecting, after his metal detector went off yet again, to frustratingly find it was yet another ring pull from a Coke can. Instead the electrician got a shock when he discovered, as he bent down to the soil…