|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Iron Age coin|
Before 1958 an Iron Age Iceni gold coin was found in Forncett. The exact location and nature of its discovery are uncertain.
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|Parish:||FORNCETT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Some years before 1958. In field near Forncett St Mary.
Early Iceni gold stater coin. Weight 5.37 gms. See (S1).
Identified in (S2).
Print and letter in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
(S2) wrongly said found 1960. Also see (S3).
E. Rose (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
- COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in monograph: Allen, D.F.. 1961. The Origins of Coinage in Britain: A Reappraisal.. Problems of the Iron Age in Southern Britain. Frere, S.. pp 97-308. p. 196. |
|---||Photograph: Gold coin, Forncett St.Mary Mack 398. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Forncett (St Mary). |
|<S1>||Monograph: Mack, R.P.. 1964. Ancient British Coinage.. 192, 408. 398. |
|<S2>||Serial: Allen, D.F.. 1970. Britannia. Vol.I. |
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