Record Details

NHER Number:28735
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Roman coins, a fragment of a Saxon brooch, medieval and post medieval coins, a medieval ring, a seal and harness fittings, post medieval strap fittings, part of a spur and other metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 17 99
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:BRACON ASH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1991. Metal detecting finds.
Scottish penny. Illegible 1249 to 1370.
Irish penny Edward I 1272 to 1307. Waterford mint.
Edward III penny 3rd coinage York mint 1344 to 51.
Elizabeth I groat 1st or 2nd issue 1558 to 61.
William III sixpence 1696.
German jetton, Rechenmeister type 1530 to 60.
Coins identified J. A. Davies (NCM) December 1991.

17th century gilded copper alloy buckle or belt fitting fragment with broken loop, and lion's mask cast in relief on expanded plate.
17th/18th century gilded copper alloy cast fastener with rectangular loop on one side, cast lion's mask in relief in centre and pierced loop at other in which is hooked a fragment swan's headed S shaped fastener.
Early post medieval lead cast stud with rosette shaped head, and short shank on reverse.
Early post medieval copper alloy hinge with trefoils cut out on both terminals.
Cast copper alloy openwork harness mount with traces of two shanks on reverse.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM) December 1991.
W. Milligan (NCM) 29 November 1991.

November 1991. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval 15th century copper alloy finger ring with square setting (now empty) in square bezel.
17th century gilded copper alloy convex button decorated with punched annulets, and in the centre, lentoid and circular motifs, hatched.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM) 26 November 1991.

December 1991. Metal detecting finds.
13th century circular lead seal matrix, with broken edge. No handle or lug on reverse. Si WILELMI. W--N. Octofoil in centre. Very nice condition apart from broken edge.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 January 1992.

March 1992. Metal detecting finds.
2 Roman coins.
See list in file.
Identified J. A. Davies (NCM).

Medieval bronze strap end buckle with integral plate.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM).
J. A. Davies (NCM) 12 May 1992.

August/September 1992. Metal detecting finds.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon pseudo-coin brooch (numular), about 830 to 50.
A Frisian imitation of a solidus of Louis the Pious.
Henry II penny.
Edward VI half groat.
Elizabeth I sixpence.
Elizabeth I half groat.
Nuremberg jetton.
See list in file.
Identified J. Davies (NCM) 25 September 1992.

Medieval copper alloy harness pendant, broken loop and 3 'tongue-shaped' projections.
Early post medieval copper alloy topless thimble.
Early post medieval spur terminal with annulet disc on arm. Figure-of-eight loop for attachment.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM) 14 September 1992.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 September 1992.

1996. Metal detecting finds.
2 medieval coins.
1 post medieval coin.
See list in file.
Identified J. Davies (NCM) 19 March 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM).

July/August 2004. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 2 medieval coins.
Roman and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 September 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Post Medieval - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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