Record Details

NHER Number:2442
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin

Summary

A Roman coin may have been found in Downham Market or Downham Heath.

Images - none

Location

Parish:DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Roman coin. 'From Downham' (market?)
Information from (KLM), 20 February 1907.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

(S1) say the coin was found at Downham Heath and is in NCM, ? a mistake, since coin in KLM. Is it Downham Market as attributed by (S2)?.
R. J. Rickett (NAU), 7 March 1990.

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

---Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 316.
---Publication: Rye, W. 1916. Roman Camps and Remains in Norfolk. p 316.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Downham [Market].
<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SW 11 [2].
<S2>Monograph: Phillips, C.W.. 1970. Fenland in Roman Times.. p 329.

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