Record Details

NHER Number:28761
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1991 recovered Roman coins and a medieval brooch. One of the coins may have been reused as a pendant in the Saxon period.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 94 84
Map Sheet:TL98SW
Parish:BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1991. Metal detecting.
Three coins 3rd and 4th century. See list in file.
3rd century coin was possibly reused in Early Saxon period as it has two holes pierced through it and is very worn.
Identified by J.A.Davies (NCM) 8 January 1992.
Medieval bronze ring brooch with broken pin looped over ring (ring is plain and has no narrow bar or 'seat' for pin).
Identified by S.Margeson (NCM) 8 January 1992.
W.Milligan (NCM) 8 January 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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