Record Details

NHER Number:12577
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval gold coin

Summary

A Scottish gold coin from the reign of James IV found during metal detecting, one of a number of gold coins found along the coast, see NHER 8665.

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Location

Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1977. On cliff edge 'in square TG 5115'. Found with metal detecting.
Scottish gold coin; sword and sceptre piece (six pounds) of James VI, 1603.
Cast seen NCM 25 May 1977, identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
Information via NCM.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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