Treasure hunter sells 'extraordinarily rare' Tudor ring for five figure sum
A metal detectorist who only started treasure hunting after his daughter rejected a detector he bought for her has sold an "extraordinarily rare" Tudor ring he found for a five figure sum.
Lee Rossiter, 43, who found The Green Hammerton Ring, said he bought a cheap detector on eBay for his daughter but she did not want it and so he gave detectoring a go himself.
Eighteen months later, Mr Rossiter was searching with the Yorkshire Searchers Metal Detecting Club at Green Hammerton, near Harrogate, in April 2015, when he found the 15th century gold ring.
But he said he only found it... read more
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