DENTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A class ring lost about 60 years ago by a North Texas man was recovered near a lake by a woman with a metal detector searching for valuables.

The Denton Record-Chronicle reports Janet Hall of Flower Mound has returned the ring to Charles Hopkins of Denton.

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Hopkins graduated from Denton High School in 1951. He isn’t exactly sure when he lost the gold ring that carries his initials — C.E.H.

Hall, who’s in the Lone Star Treasure Hunters Club, unearthed the ring Jan. 4 along nearby Lewisville Lake. Hall and a friend who graduated from Denton High School in 1972 put details on Facebook. Several people who saw the postings contacted Hopkins.

Hall and Hopkins met Friday at a restaurant. She returned the ring.

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He bought her lunch.

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