Record Details

NHER Number:25468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon pin and medieval finds


Metal detecting recovered medieval coins, fragments of medieval pottery and a Middle Saxon copper alloy pin.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 47 07
Map Sheet:TF40NE

Full description

1989. Metal detecting. West Meadow Gate.
Grid reference supplied by finder.
Cut halfpenny of Henry III.
Not seen by A. Rogerson (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 8 September 1989.

1990. Metal detecting.
Henry III long cross cut halfpenny (1247 to 1273). Moneyer NIC probably Nicole London.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 14 May 1990.

April 1993. Metal detecting.
Five sherds, including two rims, probably early medieval.
Lovely Middle Saxon flattened top copper alloy spherical pinhead, covered with ring and dot decoration; collar and virtually none of stem surviving. To be photographed.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 May 1993.

April 1996. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 1996

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1993. LFD 24-25, Middle Saxon pin head..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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