Treasure hunter sells 'extraordinarily rare' Tudor ring for five figure sum

Treasure hunter sells 'extraordinarily rare' Tudor ring for 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 by chance when his detector picked up a signal as he was walking back to his car to get a coat.
Technical writer Lee said: "I got really excited. So far I had only found the odd silver coin but... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 33
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