|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Iron Age or Roman finds|
Metal detecting recovered Roman coins and a Late Iron Age or Roman copper alloy head. The head may be votive or have been used for divination.
|Grid Reference:||TF 69 36|
|Parish:||SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
December 1986. Found with metal detector. Grid reference supplied by finder.
Follis. Constantine I 396 to 317 SOLI INVICTO COMITI London S/F PLN.
Information from .
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), January 1987.
1988. Found with metal detector by .
Antoninianus Trebonianus Gallus VERITAS AVG 251 to 253.
Small bronze head, apparently NOT off statuette, with no means of attachment or suspension (photographed).
Head identified as Roman by ;  says stylistically late Iron Age or early Roman, compare heads from Welwyn and ridged balls from Hayling Island.
Function votive or for divination.
See (S1 and S2).
D. Gurney (NAU), 4 November 1988.
- FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
- FIGURINE (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in serial: Boon, G.. 1983. Antiquaries Journal. Vol LXIII, p 364. |
|---||Correspondence: Johns, C.. 1988. Letter. 'Greek head' from Sedgeford. 20 December. |
|---||Monograph: Toynbee, J.. 1964. Art in Britain under the Romans.. plate If. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|---||Photograph: EXE12-23. |
|<S1>||Map: Finder's Map.. |
|<S2>||Illustration: White, S.. 1988. Drawing of a Late Iron Age/ Early Roman copper alloy head.. Film. 2:1. |
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