New treasure on display at City Museum and Art Gallery

A piece of Devon Treasure thought to be around 350 years old is now on display at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery.

The ancient item is a silver seal ‘matrix’ or ‘stamp’. Experts believe it once belonged to the Southcote family of South Devon as it bears the impression of the family coat of arms.

The item was discovered by local metal detectorist Paul Hockin and was the...