Record Details

NHER Number:43197
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds including Roman coin hoard

Summary

Metal detecting in 2006 and 2007 recovered a range of objects dating from the Neolithic to the post medieval period. These include a Neolithic polished flint axe, an Early Bronze Age chisel or axe, Iron Age coins, many Roman brooches, a Roman seal box, a small Roman coin hoard, part of a Middle Saxon ansate brooch and the head of a 16th century silver pin. Pieces of Roman and medieval pottery were also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG04SE
Parish:KELLING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
SALTHOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1 February 2006. Metal detecting.
Neolithic polished flint axe.
Early Bronze Age chisel or very small axe (S1).
Roman and medieval sherds.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 March 2006.

See (S2) for 16th century silver gilt pin head.
E. Darch (NLA), 28 March 2006.

Before 16 March 2006. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin and two Roman brooches.
See lists, and definitive list of small early fourth century coin hoard found before 1 February 2006, in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 April 2006.

Before 3 May 2006. Metal detecting.
Twelve Roman coins of which eleven are denaii, perhaps a hoard of the early 3rd century, but in view of possibility that some coins derive from NHER 44084 this is uncertain.
See list and discussion in file.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 July 2006.

Before 9 February 2007. Metal detecting.
4 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 April 2007.

Before 20 April 2007. Metal detecting.
1 Iron Age, 5 Roman, 5 medieval and 3 post-medieval coins.
Iron Age/Roman and Roman metal objects (S3), post medieval tokens & jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • CHISEL (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age Chisel/flat axe.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rogerson, A.. 2006. Potential Treasure find from Salthouse, Norfolk (2006 T158).
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a Roman brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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