Record Details

NHER Number:13687
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin

Summary

A large copper alloy coin, probably of Roman date, found in 1920.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1920. 'At California Gap'.
Large copper alloy coin found in clay washed from cliff, close to spot where coins found a few years previously.
See (S1).
One of these may be a corroded coin of Constantine - CONSTANTIVS ACT P D head with laurel wreath right.
See (S2) and (S3).
From notes by R.R. Clarke (NCM) in NCM file for Caister.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (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>Newspaper Article: 1921. Eastern Daily Press. 6 August.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Evening News. 1930. [unknown]. 8 February.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Evening News. 1930. [unknown]. 15 February.

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