Record Details

NHER Number:18644
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins and artefacts

Summary

Metal-detecting here in 1981-82 and 1988 retrieved a quantity of Roman coins, with examples of coins of Constantine I and Tetricus I being identified. A Roman seal box lid and prehistoric flint flake-blade were also unearthed. Metal-detecting in 2009 recovered further Roman coins, a quantity of Roman pottery, a Roman bow brooch, a bracelet fragment and lead weight, Roman/Early Saxon buckle and a post-medieval button.

Images

  • Roman bow brooch from NHER 18644  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman buckle from NHER 18644  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1981 and 1982. [1] Found with metal-detector on surface of field newly ploughed from pasture.
Roman coins.
Tile.
Pottery.
Seal box lid.
Iron Age coin.
See full list in file.
A. Gregory (NAU), 19 January 1983.

14 April 1988. Fieldwalking finds.
Flint flake-blade with signs of use or retouch.
Antoninianus of Tetricus I SPES AVG AD 270-273.
Coin of Constantine I DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG AQP Aquileia 324-330.
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU) and A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM), 29 April 1988.

Before 18 June 2009. Metal-detecting.
A late 4th to mid 5th century buckle, (S1).
See description in file.
E. Darch (HES), 02 March 2011.

Before 18 August 2009. Metal-detecting.
Roman coins, pottery and artefacts. Post-medieval button.
See list in file.
E. Darch (HES), 15 February 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age to Roman - 0 AD? to 199 AD?)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 145 AD? to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 169 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 175 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 253 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 350 AD to 350 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD? to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD? to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a Roman/Early Saxon buckle.. Film. 2:1.

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