TV Show lands metal detectorist a rare find

A metal detectorist unearthed a 600 year old ring on the Isle of Man that has been declared “treasure” by the island’s Coroner of Inquests.

The silver and gilt ring is a real work of art and is believed to be from the 15th century. It is now on display on the Isle of Man.
The detectorist who is from Scotland, said he was inspired to take up metal detecting by the BBC sitcom The Detectorists showing on Netflix.

immediately after the ring was found it was reported to the landowner and the Manx Museum


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