Record Details

NHER Number:13853
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age base coin core, medieval iron arrowhead

Summary

In 1978 an Iron Age Coritanian coin was recovered from a rabbit scrape on Weeting Heath. It was identified as a base metal core for a gold plated forgery, and it was thought to have been produced at the same time as the legitimate coin it copied. A medieval iron arrowhead with prominent barbs was also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. Found in rabbit scrape on Weeting Heath.
Coritanian coin, ESVP ASV type; obverse illegible, reverse very clear. Actually base metal core for gold plated forgery, but contemporary with original. Weight 4.396gms, S.G. 7.73.
Photograph (photocopy in file) and casts in NCM.
In NCM [1].
Also a medieval iron arrowhead with prominent barbs and socket. For comparison see (S1); fig.17, no.15.
Identifications by NCM.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Publication: LMMC. Type I. Fig 17, No 15.

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