Record Details

NHER Number:28960
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

A Roman coin, a silver Middle Saxon strap fitting with niello inlay and an animal-head terminal, and a medieval thimble, found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 79 22
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1990. Metal detecting finds.
Illegible 2nd century sestertius. See list in file.
9th century silver strap end with animal head terminal and niello inlay. See full information in file, and (S1).
Medieval copper alloy thimble, conical, hand punched dot, 2 incised lines at base as border.
W. Milligan (NCM) 7 November 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

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

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