Record Details

NHER Number:17204
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin


A silver coin of Nero and a Roman Republican coin were found in the 18th century. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

18th century or before.
Roman coins.
Silver denarius of Nero.
NERO CAE AVG IMP bareheaded.
Reverse: Civic crown PONTIF MAX TRIB P V PP S C in field.

Republican coin around 150 to 100 BC.
'Less than a silver sixpence - head with a helmet - no legend.
Reverse: one (but obscure) in a chariot and four horses in career. Under them ROMA'.
Mentioned in (S1), (S2) and (S3).

Information from (S4) by R.R. Clarke (NCM), entered by him under NHER 1553 but no evidence in fact as to where they were found in parish.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1809. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Vol X. 375. p 339.
<S2>Publication: Armstrong. 1781. Hundred of Smithdon. p.70.
<S3>Map: Gough -. Additions to Camden. mention. 198.
<S4>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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