|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval metal finds|
Three medieval forged gold coins were found in 1972.
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|Parish:||GARVESTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
March 21 1972. Three gold coins found after bonfire in orchard by Station Farm. Obverse: FELFRED REX SAX. Reverse: AELFR
Identified by by M. Archibald (British Museum) as forgeries (correspondence), Henry III or after. Site previously used by scrap metal/car dealer for fifteen years, but farmed before that.
Present owner now clearing the area to farm it.
E. B. Gree (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: 1972. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1972. No 19. p 4. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 NW 20. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Garveston (Thuxton). |
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