Record Details

NHER Number:12295
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman coin hoard (Bressingham, marginal)


A Roman coin hoard was found in the 19th century, as well as Roman brooches including a horse and rider brooch with enamel decoration and a glass bead.

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Full description

'In 19th century, on a sandy field near a stream'.
Roman coin hoard composed of bronze coins of Carausius, Allectus and Dalmatius.
1AE of Nerva, 2AE of Decentius, and coins of Constantine, House of Constantius, Crispus and Tetricus, denarii of Septimus Severus and Trajan, and a coin with the figures of Romulus and Remus.

2 brooches were also found, and a third in the form of a horse and rider which had once been enamelled.
Also a blue glass bead and a thimble.
See (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BEAD (Undated)
  • THIMBLE (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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