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Unique sapphire ring found by metal detector in Yorkshire field 'may have been…

Metal detector enthusiast Michael Greenhorn found the ring in a field near the village of Escrick, south of York. It has now been suggested that it dates to the 5th century and belonged to royalty.
Chrissy Thompson
Chrissy Thompson • 1 year ago

Ancient: The ring is now believed to have belonged to royalty in the 5th and 6th centuries

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