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Gold 15th century bishop's ring valued at £10 000 found in Yorkshire

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Adam Day is a 30-year-old lorry driver from Yorkshire.  He recently started a metal detecting hobby and is considered to be an amateur treasure hunter.  Never did he consider his newfound hobby would bring him fame and fortune so soon.
During a search on a farmer's ploughed field near Beverley Minster in Yorkshire he came upon an amazing discovery, a 15th-century bishop's ring made of 20-carat gold.  He recalls the moment when first looking at the ring he just pulled out of the ground and realized it was of significant value and says that he was shaking at the thought of what special piece of jewelry was right there in his hands.

The gold ring is skillfully crafted and engraved with St George and St.Catherine as well as several decorative floral emblems. Since Beverley Minster is close to the location where the artefact was discovered, it is believed that it belonged in the distant past to a bishop from the local church. It has been dated  to between 1450-1550.' The medi…

Hidden trunk of World War 2 soldier found

A trunk containing the perfectly preserved possesions and uniform of a Nazi German soldier fighting on the Eastern Front has been unearthed in Nevsky Pyatachok, Russia.
Among some of the possessions found in the trunk are alcohol, cigars, uniform, shoes and a wallet with German currency.
Historians will be working on determining who the owner is and tracking down their relatives. This can be difficult and time consuming task.
 Nazi Germany declared war on Russia and began it’s invasion, breaking a non-aggression pact.
This war on the Eastern Front lasted until 1945.

The trunk was found deeply buried.

The finders had no idea what was hidden inside.

Upon opening the trunk they discovered it was loaded with personal items of a Nazi German WW2 soldier.

Hat which was worn by the Nazi German soldiers during WW2

Nazi German logo displayed on the jacket.

The soldier's jacket is very well preserved.

Some German currency were among the items uncovered.

Two bottles of Jamaica style rum was among the items.

A large box of perfectly preserved cigars were also found.

An identity tag which provides some clue to the historians in their search to track down the name of the owner and his family.



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