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Charity Metal Detectorist discovers another treasure

A Keighley charity fundraiser who only took up metal detecting as a hobby late last year has discovered another precious historical artefact. Riddlesden resident, Stephen Auker, who recently found ancient silver Roman coins hoard (read more…) at a site in his own neighbourhood, has now uncovered a 16th century Tudor ring. His latest find, this time in a field in Silsden where he had permission to carry out detecting, has been declared treasure trove. “I was searching in this field for about five hours and I was about to go back to the car, disappointed, when I found it,” he said.

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Tudor ring unearthed by Mr Stephen Auker

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