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Precious

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05 January 2018

HANSONS AUCTIONEERS/SWNS

A 15th-century 20-carat gold bishop’s ring, engraved with St George, which was found by Adam Day, a metal detector hobbyist, in a field near Beverley Minster, in Yorkshire, is due to be sold at Hansons Auctioneers’ Historica Auction in Derbyshire on 24 January, with an estimated sale price of £8000 to £10,000. Adam Staples, of Hansons’ Historica, said: “It is a superb example of the craftsmanship of the time”

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