|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Hoard of Roman copper alloy coins of the third century|
In 1707 a hoard of Roman copper alloy coins, dating to the third century, were recovered from Thurton parish. The hoard included coins minted under the emperors Gallienus, Victorinus, Tetricus, Quintillus and others.
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|Parish:||THURTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1707. Marked near Sandy Lane.
R. R. Clarke (NCM) says no evidence for Sandy Lane site as formerly on Ordnance Survey.
(S1) says found in barrows.
Probably a 3rd century brass hoard including Gallienus, Victorinus, Tetricus, Quintillus and others.
Urns and sword found, marked on Ordnance Survey east of Sandy Lane. See NHER 10312.
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Thurton. |
|<S1>||Serial: Bryant, T. H.. 1898-1915. The Churches of Norfolk.. Vols 1-19.. |
|<S2>||Article in serial: Camden. 1722. Gibson's Edition.. Britannia. Vol I, p 459. |
|<S3>||Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1809. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Vol X. 375. p 181. |
|<S4>||Article in serial: Chester, G. J.. 1855. A Brief Sketch of the Antiquities of the Valleys of the Waveney and Yare. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IV pp 310-316. p 315. |
|<S5>||Article in serial: Manning, C. R.. 1859. The Examination of some British Barrows in the Parish of Bergh Apton. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol V pp 180-184. p 183. |
|<S6>||Article in serial: Pointer, J.. 1724. Britannia Romana.. Britannia Romana. Vol XXV, parts II and III, p 41. |
|<S7>||Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 322. |
|<S8>||Monograph: Sutherland, C.H.V.. 1937. Coinage and Currency in Roman Britain.. p 160. |
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