Record Details

NHER Number:23501
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin and Roman brooch

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a gold East Anglian type Iron Age coin and a Roman copper alloy brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1987. Metal detecting. Within a few feet of each other.
Gold stater, Freckenham type, as (S1), with possible reverse die link to No. 29. Weight 5.43 gm. See (S2).
Roman bronze brooch, rear hook spring attachment, humped bow and reeded, fantail foot.
Information from [1].
A. Gregory (NAU), 27 March 1987.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: Allen, D. F.. 1970. The Coins of the Iceni.. Britannia. Vol I, pp 1-33. Nos 29, 30.
<S2>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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