Record Details

NHER Number:10319
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman 4th century coin hoard

Summary

In 1807 a hoard of fourteen Roman coins stored in a pottery vessel was found. It was probably deposited about 395-400 AD.

Images

  • A Roman silver siliqua coin from a 4th century AD hoard found at Carleton St Peter.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service. NWHCM 1958.348.4:A

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:CARLETON ST PETER, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March/April 1807. North side of road opposite Carleton Lodge.
Hoard of 'four gold and ten silver' Roman coins found in a dark-coloured jar decorated with white wavy lines and impressed lines. Pot lost - described as olla.
See file for lists and correspondence (S1) and (S2).
T. Clough (NCM).

August 2005.
All coins are late 4th century in date - it was probably deposited about 395-400 AD.
See list in file.
D.Robertson (NLA), 31st August 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Carelton St Peter [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Robertson, A.S. (Hunterian Museum). 1958. Letter regarding Carleton St Peter Hoard.
<S2>Unpublished document: Clarke, R.R. (NCM). 1958. Letter regarding Carleton St Peter hoard.

Related records - none

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