Record Details

NHER Number:17195
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal find

Summary

A Roman coin was found in 1949, apparently on the surface of a road. It may have been a stray coin from a hoard found several years earlier.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1949. 'Found on road at Ormesby'.
Denarius of Commodus. Obverse; L AEL AVREL; reverse; PM TRP XVIII VIII COS VII PP.
Stray from 1947 Caister hoard?
Identified by R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Card compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 28 April 1981, from note found in Caister on Sea file.
Coin not reidentified.

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.

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