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Old 11-23-2021, 03:18 PM
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Default My first real “Treasure” …

I was out earlier today with the Nox on one of my permissions, in a field that had never really produced anything…

Being November in Wales, it was damp and a little miserable and it was a drag to get myself out detecting, but I am certainly glad I did…

The first few finds were the usual rubbish, but then I got a screaming 23 signal on the Nox which I assumed was an ali drinks can, but dug it anyway.

I was therefore stunned to see the gold ring below….A closer look, and I was even more stunned to see the internal inscription “My Hart Is Yovrs” in what might be termed old fashioned English…

I am not sure of its exact age yet, but probably the 1600’s or perhaps a touch older…
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Old 11-23-2021, 03:25 PM
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Wow! Amazing find!!!

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Old 11-23-2021, 05:05 PM
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Now that truly is treasure, Big Congrats to you!

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Old 11-23-2021, 06:35 PM
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Quite the stunning find. Congrats Pete!

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Old 11-23-2021, 06:38 PM
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Congrats on the old gold!

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Old 11-23-2021, 06:42 PM
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That's a sweet ring. I'd love to have it because of that old type lettering.

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Old 11-23-2021, 07:38 PM
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Wow!! Really like that one,, congrats!!

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Old 11-24-2021, 07:59 AM
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Outstanding find, congrats.

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Very fine save, congrats on the beautiful old gold ring. Well done, Mark

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Old 11-24-2021, 10:06 AM
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Thanks for everybody's kind words! The ring is now with my local museum where it is being assessed and will have to go through various red tape to comply with our Treasure laws...
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That really is treasure, amazing find man, well done!

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Nice find

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Old 11-24-2021, 09:57 PM
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A wedding band possibly dating to the colonial days is an excellent historical recovery; way to go! Please keep us posted when the assessment results are in!

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Old 11-24-2021, 11:11 PM
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Congrats on the goldie!

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Old 11-25-2021, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Princess View post
A wedding band possibly dating to the colonial days is an excellent historical recovery; way to go! Please keep us posted when the assessment results are in!
Will do! Sadly the whole process takes a long time; it seems there is no sense of urgency when you are dealing with Acidemia here in the UK!
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Holy @#$$ that thing is awesome!!! Love the color, the inscription, and the age. Beautiful, I bet you are on cloud nine.
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Old 11-26-2021, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by REAL_RAT_FINK View post
Holy @#$$ that thing is awesome!!! Love the color, the inscription, and the age. Beautiful, I bet you are on cloud nine.
Still have a stupid grin on my face! 😀

And it was from a field that had produced virtually nothing over a dozen or so previous visits...
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Old 12-04-2021, 07:52 PM
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Once in a lifetime find for sure, congrats!
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Old 12-04-2021, 07:59 PM
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I don't know how I missed this post, but WOW.

That is an awesome find, and beautiful.

...never really produced anything
well that sure changed

Congrats on an amazing find.

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