Brian Murray, who found the artefacts, said he knew he had discovered something "sensational"
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Roman rings found at County Down beach declared as treasure

Two Roman rings and a silver belt buckle found at a beach in County Down have been declared to be treasure by a coroner in Belfast.

The three items were discovered by Brian Murray, using a metal detector at Murlough, near Dundrum.

Mr Murray said: "I'm a keen fan of Time Team, so I knew I had something sensational."

BBC News NI's Mervyn Jess reports.

  • 11 Jun 2015