Record Details

NHER Number:34351
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and post medieval metal finds


Metal detecting in 1999 recovered Roman coins and a brooch, together with a post medieval coin.

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Full description

February 1999. Illegal metal detecting said to have been 'close to Mileham Castle'. Suspects detained at Hillington.
Nine Roman coins, one post medieval coin and one Roman brooch, confiscated by court and now in NCM.
Suspects convicted of going equipped and fined, 14 April 1999.
See schedule of artefacts in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 16 April 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1999. Fined for theft of a Henry VIII groat. 20 April.

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