Record Details

NHER Number:21252
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval coins


A gold coin and a silver coin dating from the reign of James VI of Scotland found during metal detecting on the beach. A number of similar coins have been found since the mid 19th century, see NHER 8665.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 51 14
Map Sheet:TG51SW

Full description

February 1985. South of California on beach about 91cm (1 yd) from cliff after scouring. Found with metal detecting.
Gold Rider of James VI Scotland 1599.
Silver noble or halfmark James VI Scotland 1572.
Part of earlier finds NHER 8664 to 8665?
Photo NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 8 March 1985.
W.F. Milligan (NCM).

December 1990. Found with metal detecting.
Gold coin of James VI, sword and sceptre type, 1602. IACOBVS 6 D G R SCOTORVM SVPREMA LEX SALVS
D. Gurney (NLA) 4 January 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (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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