Record Details

NHER Number:31806
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval badge or belt fitting, Papal bull and coins

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1996 recovered a tiny medieval badge or belt fitting decorated with a quadruped (possibly a leopard), a Papal bull of Honorius III and three medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 86 85
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1996.
Tiny medieval badge/?belt fitting with two attachment holes in double loke projecting above the back of a quadruped which may be a leopard. Length 20mm, height 12mm, width less than 2mm. Polaroid (S1) taken by NCM.
Papal bull Honorius III, 1216-27. In crisp but bashed condition.
Three medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

Related records - none

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