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Dorset detectorist's seal ring find sells £10,000

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A centuries-old gold ring unearthed by an amateur metal detectorist has been sold at auction for £10,000.

Paul Wood, 64, a driving instructor from Poole, Dorset, uncovered the treasure while exploring land earmarked for housing near Witney, Oxfordshire..................

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Good for him, it's a beautiful ring.
I used to have an issue regarding having an inferiority complex, I no longer have an issue with being inferior.

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Very nice find :g58:
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Why do people keep saying "amateur" :g56:

nice find though

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Cracking find.. :g38: fair point Obby.... :g43:
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Maybe if they said we were professional, people would think we got paid to do it? To be honest the media say a lot of things that are bonkers, mainly to sensationalise a story :g58:
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Stunning :g38: :g38:

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:shock: that was a ''sit down I need a cup of tea moment'' when he unearthed that! :g38:

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A lovely find for sure and the money will be handy for Xmas. :g58: :g50:

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dig-it-pete wrote:Maybe if they said we were professional, people would think we got paid to do it? To be honest the media say a lot of things that are bonkers, mainly to sensationalise a story :g58:
I agree Pete.
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A truly magnificent find! And another treasure saved before it is lost to yet another development...

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