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Sunday, 3 June 2012

Dad finds valuable 17th century ring during metal hunt

A medieval ring discovered by a metal detecting dad could be worth thousands of pounds.

Shaun Terriss, 46, struck gold when he unearthed the ring inches below pasture land on a metal hunt with a friend.

A treasure inquest heard he regularly searched the grounds at Kenfield Hall in Petham with permission from the landowner and also belonged to a metal detecting club.

Experts from the British Museum estimate the ring is from the 17th century, but were unable to say who it belonged to.

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