Record Details

NHER Number:32293
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman finger ring and multi-period metal objects, Former Common

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1996 recovered a variety of metal objects and coins. Finds of note included two Roman brooches, a medieval bar mount, a medieval/post medieval book clasp and a Roman finger ring with an oval-shaped glass setting.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 18 91
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detector finds.
Roman coins, two brooches.
Medieval bar mount, strap end, possible horse harness pendant.
Medieval/post medieval book clasp hook, ring, artefact.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
H. Geake (NCM) 31 October 1996.

1996. Metal detector finds.
Roman: fourteen coins.
Post medieval coin.
See list in file.
Roman finger ring. Expanded bezel and shoulders. Bezel with oval-shaped ?glass.
Roman spherical headed bronze pin. Sheet shank - 30mm.
V. Fryer (NCM) 23 June 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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