Record Details

NHER Number:1364
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Silver Iron Age coin

Summary

A silver Iron Age coin inscribed 'SAE' on the reverse. Probably the Icenian SAENV type.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BRANCASTER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Silver Icenian coin. Inscribed with SIT on it.
Obverse. Crescents addorsed on vestigial wreaths.
Reverse. SAE (SARMV) (? =SIMENOI of Ptolemy) Horse right.
See (S1) and (S2).

(S3) refers to a Ptolemaic coin from Brancaster. He may mean this one but more likely a mistake for Burnham Market.
E. Rose (NLA).

(S4) records further sources.
See (S5) and (S6)
R. J. Rickett (NAU), 8 May 1990

October 2005.
This sounds like an inscribed silver coin of the SAENV type.
M. Dennis (NLA), 6th October 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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. 267.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Brancaster.
<S1>Publication: Evans, J.. 1890. Coins of the Ancient Britons. 2nd Edition. p 386 plate XV no 7.
<S2>Article in serial: Brooke, G. C. 1933. The Distribution of Gaulish and British Coins in Britain. Antiquity. Vol 7 No 27 pp 268-289. p 287, map XII.
<S3>Publication: Milne. 1948. p.38.
<S4>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
<S5>Article in serial: Clarke, R.R.. Archaeological Journal. Vol 96, p 103.

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