Lager can ring pull is Roman treasure

Published by The Northern Echo, Thursday April 5th 2012

“METAL detector enthusiast Terry Vickers’ first big find has turned out to be a gold Roman ring.

The 52-year-old retired engineer, from Chilton, near Ferryhill, County Durham, found the object while surveying fields near Wheatley Hill.

Mr Vickers, who has been pursuing his hobby for 37 years, was in court today to hear Durham Coroner Andrew Tweddle declare that his November 2010 find is treasure.” – Taken from Article

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