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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…

Boy finds World War II plane and pilot in Denmark.

14 year old Daniel Rom Kristiansen from Birkelse, Denmark, put his metal detector to work a made a remarkable discovery after his father shared a memory of a story his grandfather told him about his family making Christmas cookies in December 1944 when a World War II plane which crashed on their farmland.

Daniel's father, an agricultural worker, having never in 40 years, neither his relatives who have worked on the land for decades seen any
evidence to suspect the plane was still on the property, believed the wreckage had been removed years before, but Daniel decided he wanted to search the field any way. A signal sounded and they uncovered some metal fragments, but realized they will need to dig much deeper and borrowed an excavator  from a neighbor.  A few meters down there were thousands of metal pieces, which initially did not represent a plane, more digging revealed the motor of an engine from a Bf 109 Messerschmitt plane, Luftwaffe munitions, then the skeleton of the pilot with parts of his clothes, a wallet with money and a small Bible.
Following their report to the authorities about the find, the North Jutland Police closed the crash site for investigation and a bomb disposal team was dispatched, as there were ammunition found as well. The plane parts and pilot's possessions are at the Historical Museum of Northen Jutland.

Mr.Torben Sarauw, curator at the museum, believes the pilot came from a city nearby named Aalborg where there was a training base for German pilots, as there were some food stamps found for the canteen of that base. Forensic experts are working to recover the remains of the deceased pilot.  Following definite identification, his relatives will be notified and he will likely be buried in Germany. 













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