Record Details

NHER Number:22467
Type of record:Monument
Name:Saxon metal hoard


A hoard of fifty one Late Saxon coins and a Late Saxon brooch were found in probable river dredgings in 1986.

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Map Sheet:TM39SE

Full description

15 and 16 March 1986.
Found in parish of Barsham, Suffolk on bank of Waveney at [1]. very likely from dredgings of river.
First coin on surface, rest found with metal detector.
Brooch, folded to contain some coins (number unknown) some loose coins above and below.
Fifty one coins, all (?) Aethelraed II long cross type 997 to 1003, one disc brooch no pin.
Identified by E.B. Green (NCM),
W.F. Milligan (NCM), 17 March 1986.

See NHER 25090.
J. Allen (NLA), 1 February 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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