Record Details

NHER Number:24599
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon coin

Summary

A Late Saxon silver coin from the reign of Aethelred II was found in a garden in 1988.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1988. Garden of house built about two years ago.
Some topsoil imported. Garden and adjacent land searched with metal detector and nothing else found.
Silver penny of Aethelred II, last small cross type 1009-1027.
Obverse; AETHELREDREX NGL. Reverse; + HP TM N ON:NOTHI, weight 1.6gm.
E. B. Green (NCM), 5 May 1988.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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