Record Details

NHER Number:20974
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins and 15th century crucifix

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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 [1].
See (S1).
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).

Context 3.
AE4 commemorative of Theodora, AD 337-40. See (S2).
E. M. James (KLM), 20 December 1984

Part of large scatter NHER 30754.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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.

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30754Part of: Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to Early Medieval settlement, multi-period findspot. (Monument)
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