|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coin, mortarium fragment and flagon|
In 1980 a number of artefacts were found under the floor of the 19th century barn here. Finds included part of a Roman flagon, a silver coin of Postumus, a Roman mortarium and sherds of medieval pottery.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 0405 4341|
|Parish:||WIVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1980. Under floor of late 19th century barn. In top 38cm (15in) of soil.
Roman greyware base.
Buff ware flagon base, 1st or 2nd century AD.
Silver coin, Antoninianus of Postumus, IOVI STATORI, Cologne, AD 259-68. RIC 278.
Bone tool, probably Roman.
Many sherds including grey mortarium and waster?, 2nd/3rd century AD.
Medieval, one 13th century rim, one green glazed Grimston sherd.
Roman sherds identified by A. Gregory (NAU) and medieval sherds identified by W. Milligan (NCM).
Finds held by NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM) 24 October 1980.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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