Medieval Silver Brooch Declared Treasure

Isle of Wight County Press: An inquest has declared that a small oval silver brooch, dating from the 13th or 14th century, is treasure. The brooch was dug up by 69-year-old retired signwriter Ralph Oatley, after finding it with his metal detector in the stubble of a Carisbrooke field on January 11.

See the story (click the headline above) for a photo of the brooch.