Record Details

NHER Number:33549
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post-medieval coins

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1998 and 2013 recovered Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and a Roman, Middle Saxon/medieval and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches and a hair pin; a Middle Saxon to medieval hooked tag; medieval dress accessories, a key and the hinged part from plate-and-loop type book clasp; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy rings, a book clasp and copper alloy cauldron and chafing dish fragments and a post-medieval buckle frame.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1998. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Two Iron Age coins of the Iceni. See list in secondary file. To be photographed.
Three Roman brooches, identified by D. Gurney (NLA). First one has reversed fantail. Rear hook. Spring, pin and catch plate missing. Not very common type in Norfolk. 1st century. Second one has enamelled plate, probably zoomorphic, possibly a fish. Fragment with pointed end, projecting `fins'. Two yellow enamel cells, one with two empty dots. Stump of catch plate on reverse. 2nd century. Third one is a dolphin. Rear hook. Spring and pin missing. Grooved bow. Robust and neat example. Nice patina. Middle 1st century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 April 1998.

Before 30 October 2011. Metal-detecting. [3].
6 Roman coins and brooch.
5 medieval coins and strap-end.
1 post-medieval jetton and buckle frame.
Information on numismatic items from PAS import. For other objects see list in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 29 May 2012. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 1 May 2013.

Before January 2013. Metal-detecting. Site extended 50m to the south. [2].
2 Roman coins and a hair pin.
Middle Saxon to medieval hooked tag.
3 medieval coins, a buckle, strap-end, key, belt mount and a hinged part from plate-and-loop type book clasp.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy rings, a book clasp, coin weight, copper alloy cauldron fragment and a copper alloy chafing dish fragment.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Medieval - 651 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 241 AD to 243 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 273 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Medieval - 700 AD to 1100 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1195 AD to 1205 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1218 AD to 1242 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1290 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1600 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1600 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1306 AD to 1307 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1307 AD to 1309 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1309 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1375 AD to 1425 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1475 AD to 1550 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1584 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1625 AD to 1636 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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