Record Details

NHER Number:17771
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead and a medieval silver penny were found in 1981.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 4220 0561
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1981. Found in drilling sugar beet (axe) and afterwards in fieldwalking (coin). Socketed bronze axe head.
Silver penny of Edward I, II or III (probably II or III). Minted in Bury St. Edmunds.
Coin identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 17 November 1981.

W. Milligan (NCM), 12 November 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (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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