Record Details

NHER Number:18033
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin from east of railway line


An Icenian Iron Age gold coin depicting a wolf (known as a Norfolk wolf stater) was found on an allotment.

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Map Sheet:TF63SE

Full description

1982. [1].
Gold Iceni stater, with horse, similar to (S1).
Identified and information from R. Trett (KLM), 30 March 1982.
E. Rose 31 March 1982.

In fact this is a British J 'A', Norfolk Wolf, (S2) not (S1).
E.B. Green (NCM), 10 April 1982.

Adjudged not Treasure Trove at inquest June 1982.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1982. Old gold coin not treasure trove. 4 June.
<S1>Monograph: Mack, R.P.. 1964. Ancient British Coinage.. 192, 408. No 135.
<S2>Monograph: Mack, R.P.. 1964. Ancient British Coinage.. 192, 408. No 49.

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