Record Details

NHER Number:20920
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds


In 1981, metal detecting recovered a Roman coin, a medieval buckle and buckle plate, and a post medieval candle snuffer.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 50 01
Map Sheet:TG50SW

Full description

September 1984. Just east of Browston Hall Golf Course. Found with metal detector.
Sestertius of Trajan. Copper alloy medieval buckle and late, pin missing.
Bronze medieval rectangular buckle plate, 13th century with lion in Limoges enamel . Post medieval decorated bronze candle snuffer. Stud button probably 16th century cf Amsterdam Cat no 343.
2 flat buttons with stamped ornament, one 18th century the other post medieval.
Identified by A. Gregory and S. Margeson (NCM) 10 October 1984 .
W. F. Milligan (NCM) 17 October 1984

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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