Record Details

NHER Number:8664
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval gold coin

Summary

A Scottish gold coin, dating from the reign of James VI, found on the beach in 1955.

Images - none

Location

Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1955. Found in sands (exact site not recorded).
Gold coin of James VI of Scotland 1602.
See (S1) and (S2).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Evening News. 1956. Treasure Beach. 16 January.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Correspondence: Gregory, A.K.. 1984. Letter. 30 July.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Scatby.
<S2>Serial: 1955. Seaby's Coin and Medal Bulletin.. p 501.

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