Wales: Man found Bronze Age ring in Rossett field…then discovered another in same spot nine months later

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Gary Porter: A metal detector enthusiast discovered a Bronze Age lock ring in a field in Rossett – and then found another in the same spot nine months later.

John Adamson, who has been hunting ancient artefacts since the age of 12, says he was “overjoyed” by his discoveries, which date back some 3,000 years to between 1,000 BC and 800 BC.

Only four of the gold penannular rings had ever been found in Wales prior to the 47-year-old’s double discovery.

The fitter from Runcorn came across the first lock ring within 45 minutes of scouring farm land in Rossett on June 1, 2012, a treasure inquest at Ruthin heard today…Read More (

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