Record Details

NHER Number:34866
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and coins

Summary

A Roman brooch and coins, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 25 21
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:COLTISHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April and May 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman reversed fantail brooch.
Virtually complete, it has short semi-cylinderical wings open at the back for the missing spring and decorated on the fron with an oblique groove each.
The ends are worn down.
In the centre is a rear-facing hook, with an engraved saltire below on the front.
The bow is a slid anular hump; below is the reversed fantail leg with the projecting corners rather worn away. This also has a central engraved saltire. The foot has a smoothly swollen knob and a catchplate on the reverse.
1st century AD.
5 Roman coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches. no.1487.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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