Record Details

NHER Number:20853
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age and Roman coins

Summary

Metal detecting recovered an Iron Age silver coin and six Roman coins. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1984. Metal detecting.
Small coin, Iceni face- horse type B (weight 0.637 gms (NCM)).
Information from [1].
I.D. A. Gregory (NAU).
E. M. James (KLM), 13 October 1984.

December 1984. Small scatter centred on above findspot.
Late 1st to early 2nd century sestertius, very corroded,
AE3/4 Seaby 3786 GLORIA EXERCITVS Constantine I AD 307-337.
AE4 GLORIA EXERCITVS 1 standard House of Constantine AD 335-40.
Centenionalis Seaby 3923 VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES Magnentius AD 350-3.
AE4 reverse illegible House of Constantine 4th century.
Inf and penes [1].
I.D. A. Gregory (NAU) (AE4's) and E. M. James (KLM)., latter comp 20 December 1984.
E. M. James (KLM), 20 December 1984.

This site falls within metal-detector scatter NHER 25765.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: CUJ30-6.

Related records

25765Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement (Monument)

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