Record Details

NHER Number:29621
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds and Roman silver coin hoard

Summary

Fieldwalking in advance of the Brockdish to Needham bypass recovered prehistoric flint flakes, part of a Roman coin hoard and medieval pieces of pot. Later metal detecting recovered more of the hoard and also Iron Age, medieval and post medieval coins. The hoard contained at least twenty nine silver denarii dated to 109 BC to 64 AD.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM28SW
Parish:NEEDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993.
Flints.
Medieval sherds.
Roman coin hoard at [1] = Context 1.
See (S1), list of finds and details in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 31 March 1993.

1994. Further metal detecting.
Finds of other Roman coins, also Iron Age, medieval and post medieval coins.

14 September 1994. Excavation of hoard findspot.
Produced only a couple more coins and some non-associated artefacts.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 April 1995.

Twenty one more coins from the hoard found by [1] were declared Treasure Trove December 1995.
No details yet received from NCM on these.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 December 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Post Medieval - 500000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1994. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1993. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 115-123. p 117.
---Unpublished document: Penn, K.. 1993. NAU Report. Report of Fieldwork on the A143 Brockdish-Needham Bypass 1992.. February.
---Unpublished document: Davies, J.A.. 1993. Needham Hoard, Norfolk Catalogue.
---Unpublished document: Davies, J.. 1993. The Needham Hoard of Roman Coins. January.
---Newspaper Article: 1995. Eastern Daily Press. 21 December.
---Newspaper Article: 1993. Eastern Daily Press. 13 January.
---Newspaper Article: 1993. Eastern Daily Press. 18 February.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. p 231.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S1>Unpublished document: Penn, K.. 1994. NAU Report No. 104 A143 Brockdish/Needham Bypass. Watching Brief at Needham Roman Hoard Site.. October.

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