Kauklahtelainen metal seeker Antti Hirvinen has made an extremely rare discovery of a gold ring. Preliminary studies indicate that ring comes from the heart of the Middle Ages. A rare discovery may lead to new excavations.
Such a ring is not from Finland has ever been found. ”
The discovery is so unique that even experienced scientists are really excited about the ring.
– Yes, this is a very significant discovery, because this kind of ring is the entire country has never been done before, evaluate the Espoo City Museum Curator Anna Wessman.
Wessman’s the equivalent of medieval gold rings have been found in all of Scandinavia, only a few.
Ring found 21 August Espoonkartano from the field. Ground breaking off, treasures more than a couple of years with a metal detector looking for Hirvinen found the ring as soon as the search early in the day.
When the beeper indicated that in the corn is something that interests you, Hirvinen thought he spotted just an ordinary bottle cap.
– Yes, it was quite a surprise when the ring came from, granted Hirvinen.
– In some old jewelry I have determined that I was able to place the ring to the Middle Ages.
Wessman of the ring is made of what is most likely in mid-1300.
Studies, the origin of the ring to find out more.