|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coins and 15th century crucifix|
Two late Roman coins and the top half of 15th century copper alloy figure of Christ from a crucifix were found here by metal detecting. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 71 23|
|Parish:||CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
September 1984. Metal detecting. Context 1
Top half of copper alloy figure from crucifix; traces of gilt remaining; one arm at right angles, one raised; hands missing; slight hollow on back; top of head to waist 4.5cm, shoulder to wrist 3.5cm. 15th century.
Information from .
I.D. S. Margeson (NCM).
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1984.
December 1984. Metal detecting. Context 2.
AE3 of Valens, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE Victory advancing left. See (S1).
AE4 commemorative of Theodora, AD 337-40. See (S2).
E. M. James (KLM), 20 December 1984
Part of large scatter NHER 30754.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- CRUCIFIX (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. |
|---||Slide: Various. Slide. KLM. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 4018. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 3811. |
|30754||Part of: Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to Early Medieval settlement, multi-period findspot. (Monument)|