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

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    • allison m.

      A unique gold and sapphire finger ring, found by a metal detectorist and just purchased by the Yorkshire Museum, almost certainly belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty, very senior clergy or a leading member of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy, say historians

    • Jessica Burnham

      LOVE THIS!!!!! The only Sapphire ever found underground in Britain from the Anglo-Saxon period. Gold and sapphire finger ring, found by a metal detectorist and just purchased by the Yorkshire Museum, almost certainly belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty, very senior clergy or a leading member of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy

    • Sherrié

      Finger Ring (Anglo-Saxon), ca. 500-1000 AD. Gold and sapphire. It was found by a metal detectorist and just purchased by the Yorkshire Museum, almost certainly belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty, senior clergy, or a leading member of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy.

    • Jai Rose

      A unique gold and sapphire finger ring, one inch across found by a metal detectorist and purchased by the Yorkshire Museum for $50,000., almost certainly belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty, very possibly a king, say historians. The 5th -6th Century AD. ring's sapphire is believed to have been cut still earlier. during the Roman Period.

    • Jessica Redman

      Anglo-Saxon News | Sapphire ring 'belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty'

    • Elizabeth Scott

      Sapphire and gold ring belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty

    • Livi Jo

      Ancient jewelry that I would love to see in person. Beautiful.

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