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The mysterious medieval warrior was discovered in a Viking burial site in Denmark, it was not really a Viking.
A British man, who dug up an estimated 670-year-old medieval ring-in the late 1970s, and recently rediscovered it hidden away in boxes, bins, and learned how the wealth is said to be worth thousands of dollars.
Tom Clark, 81, who is retired, told SWNS that, he found the ring and, with the aid of a metal detector while treasure hunting on the farmland near Aylesbury, England in 1979.
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He did find it, place it in a metal can, and drive away in his mom’s garage. He forgot about the ring for decades, until very recently, when Clark was rummaging through some boxes that I have ever held, at the home of his mother.
The Seal-ring dating from around the year 1350.
“At the time, I would be the only metal detecting for 10 years and didn’t realize that the ring was something special,” Clark told SWNS. “It was all twisted and broken when I brought to light.”
With the help of his more than 50 years of treasure hunting experience, where he has rediscovered the historic jewelry-item is Clark’s estimate of the ring as it was hundreds of years old.
“I knew right away it was a seal-ring dating from around 1350. I had the shank of the ring is the cure, although the head is still intact,” he said.
The ring bears a Latin inscription on it. (SWNS)
His idea was apparently spot on. Clark, attached, and the ring dates back to the middle Ages, and it is made with the highest carat of gold, and would have belonged to someone of importance, due to its design and quality,” he said.
“The green intaglio, the god Mars, holding spear and trophy. It is a very rare and elegant. I would like to know who it was.”
A Latin inscription on it, NVNCIE.VERA.TEGO, it is engraved on the ring. According to SWNS, the words that can be translated to “I have to hide the true meaning.”
Tom Clark, 81, took to the ring in 1979.
“This may be related to the role of a signet-ring in it to secure communications,” by Mark Becher, Historian, expert at the Auction house Hansons, a uk-based auction house, which is selling the ring, said to have the inscription on it.
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“It’s a fascinating piece of medieval jewelry and I am very pleased to see that Tom is once again being rediscovered after all these years,” he added.
In the ring, will be auctioned off on Aug. 27 and is expected to sell for an estimated $10,000 to $12,000.