Hobbyist finds 15th century ring

Metal detector hobbyist Stephen Henstridge of Ford in England recently discovered a 15th century silver ring bearing a seal embossed with the letter R. The ring has been declared treasure. (photo)

While part of the ring was broken, it is important as the first silver ring of its kind to be found in Salisbury. The backwards embossment on the ring marks it as a late medieval seal ring.