|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coin found in a fish|
A Late Roman coin was found inside a three and a half pound cod caught off Bacton in 1971.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 3426 3442|
|Parish:||NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK|
Late Roman (House of Constantine) coin found in three and a half pound cod caught off Bacton.
Identified by Carson (British Museum) 16 March 1971 as Constantinopolis, Rome (num.R*E). A.D. 330-335, LRBC I, 557.
T. McClough (NCM).
Press cutting (S1) in file.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (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. North Sea - Norfolk. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Fisherman's tale of the cod with a coin lands top prize. 14 June. |
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