Record Details

NHER Number:25741
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age and Roman finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1989, 2012 and 2013 recovered the tip of a Bronze Age rapier as well as Roman coins, a brooch, hairpin, prick spur, snake finger-ring and cosmetic set in crisp condition.

Images

  • Roman prick spur from NHER 25741  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman hairpin from NHER 25741  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman prick spur from NHER 25741  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68 05
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1989. Metal detecting finds south of Moat House. [1].
Bronze Age ?rapier tip.
Roman copper alloy snake finger ring.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 26 October 1989

August-September 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole of the field. [2].
Two Roman coins, a brooch, hairpin and prick spur (S1).
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 November 2012.

September-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
Roman cosmetic set (S2).
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 100 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 134 AD to 275 AD)
  • COSMETIC SET (Roman - 200 AD to 400 AD)
  • PRICK SPUR (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 225 AD to 275 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy prick spur.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of Roman copper alloy cosmetic set. Film. 2:1.

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