Record Details

NHER Number:28774
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval coins

Summary

Metal detecting in 1991 recovered a medieval coin of Henry III dated to 1247 to 1272, a lead mould for making fake George III coins and a post medieval copper alloy fitting with a leaf scroll decoration.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 26 16
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:CROSTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Metal detecting.
Cut farthing, Henry III 'Long cross' coinage, ?Canterbury mint. 1247-72.
See (S1).
See notes in file.
Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM), 7 January 1992.
Lead mould for counterfeiting halfpennies of George III, 1770-97 issue.
?Half post medieval copper alloy fitting with leaf scroll decoration and a circular loop at one end and a broken loop at other end or centre?
See (S1), copy in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 3 January 1992.
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 December 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN MOULD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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