Record Details

NHER Number:29117
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Iron Age, Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds (Banham, poorly located)

Summary

Various objects known to have been recovered in Banham during the 19th and 20th centuries but with little or no additional information regarding provenance. These finds include Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval to post-medieval jettons; post-medieval tokens; a Roman brooch and terminal fragment and a medieval purse bar fragment.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BANHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

From an old collection found 'somewhere near a chapel' before 1990. Purchased.
Plain Roman plate brooch
Roman lozenge plate brooch (blue enamel & white dot in centre of orange enamel)
Roman enamelled terminal, possibly off a bracelet or vessel.
Polaroid NCM, copy in file, see (S1).
Identified British Museum (Prehistoric & Romano British Antiquities)
Inf [1]
W. Milligan, (NCM) 25 April 1990.

Note that Roman building site NHER 24627 is opposite a chapel; but there was another chapel at opposite end of village.
E. Rose (NAU).

Around 1979. Metal-detecting.
Found in Banham:
1 Late Iron Age coin (Cunobelin stater).
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM), see note in file. No provenance recorded.
P. Watkins (HES), 5 November 2015.

October 1990. Metal-detecting.
Found in Banham:
1 medieval purse bar fragment.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), see description in file and polaroid (S1). No provenance recorded.
P. Watkins (HES), 5 November 2015.

Before 3 June 2004. Metal-detecting.
Finds not recorded by HES:
A large quantity of metalwork [2].
Finds recorded by HES:
13 Roman coins and 1 coin blank.
2 medieval jettons.
1 medieval/post-medieval jetton.
5 post-medieval coins, 5 jettons and 4 tokens.
See coin lists in file.
There are no precise discovery or locational information available for these finds.
A. Beckham (HES), 28 November 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 100 AD to 199 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 296 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 284 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN BLANK (Roman - 270 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD to 312 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 353 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century - 1480 AD to 1499 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1580 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • TOKEN (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1636 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1636 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1634 AD to 1636 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1669 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1672 AD to 1679 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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