MEDFORD (CBS) – A class ring from Medford High School that had been lost since 1984 is on its way back to its rightful owner.

The ring was found on Old Orchard Beach in Maine by a 77-year-old man on a walk with his metal detector.

A man found this class ring, which had been missing since 1984. (WBZ-TV)

He contacted the Medford High School alumni association, which put him in touch with Jonathan Noel.

Noel said that he lost the ring less than a month after he first got it, but he will soon be reunited with it.

CBSBoston.com Staff