Record Details

NHER Number:23752
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting in this area during 1987-90 recovered a Roman pestle, brooches and coins, a Middle Saxon coin and bronze strip along with medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1987. Metal detecting in very restricted area.
Bronze Roman pestle from cosmetic set; Hinged Colchester derivative late 1st century; Head stud brooch 2nd century; Antoninianus of Victorinus SALVS AVG 268 to 270; Antoninianus of Tetricus I, PAX AVG, 270 to 273; Coin of Crispus, CAESARVM NOSTRVM, Siscia 323 to 324.
Information from member of the public [1].
Identified by A. Gregory (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU) 16 June 1987.

June to July 1987, as above all details.
As of Vespasian PROVIDENT SC 69 to 79; Carausius, Antoninianus, PAX AVG, irregular diamater 20mm, 287 to 293; Theodora, reverse illegible, 324 to 330 or 337 to 340; 4th century illegible coin.
Information from member of the public [1].
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 August 1987.

May 1988.
Details as before. Medieval coins - see list in file by M. Blackburn.
E. Rose (NAU) 28 June 1988.

Before May 1989. Further metal detecting in same area.
Cut short cross halfpenny 1180 to 1247; cut quarterpenny pre Edward I; penny Edward I? Canterbury mint; halfpenny Edward ? (very worn); penny Edward I? London mint
Information from member of the public [1].
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU) 14 June 1989.

January to February 1990. Metal detecting.
Individual Sceat. Plotted on 1:1250 plan (S1) in file. Awaiting identification by M. Blackburn.
Also Middle Saxon bronze strip fragment with interlace design.
To be photographed (S2).
A. Rogerson (NAU) 10 March 1990

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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