Record Details

NHER Number:14678
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin of emperor Commodus

Summary

In 1979 a Roman sestertius coin of the emperor Commodus was recovered from a garden in this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8146 0924
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1979? Found in garden (not marked on 6 inch Ordnance Survey map but located from conservation area plan). [1]
Sestertius of emperor Commodus. Worn. Obverse reads M.COMMODVS ANTON.AVG.PIVS.BRIT. Reverse is illegible, displays Italia on globe.
As Seaby 1542, ref C266 (S1), RIC 438 (S2), BMC 549 (S3).
Surface find.
Seen by KLM, 22 March 1979.
Compiled by E. M. James (KLM), 22 March 1979.

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

<S1>Serial: Seaby, B. A.. 1978. Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin.. 1542, C266.
<S2>Serial: Sutherland, C.H.V. & Carson, R.A.G.. 1984. Roman Imperial Coinage.. Volume 7. 438.
<S3>Monograph: H A Grueber. 1910. British Museum Catalogue of Roman Coins.. 3 Volumes. 549.

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