Record Details

NHER Number:29924
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal-detecting from 1992-2013 recovered prehistoric worked flints; Roman and Early Saxon pottery; the copper alloy core from an Iron Age plated forgery stater; Roman, Middle Saxon medieval and post-medieval coins and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal objects included Roman brooches, necklace clasp/link and finger ring; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval/post-medieval candlestick and copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval crotal bell.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992 to 1993. Metal-detecting finds.
Finds of various periods seen but not yet examined.
Pierced leaded brass forgery Iceni stater. See (S1).
See file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 August 1993.

2002 to 2003. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints.
Roman and Early Saxon sherds.
Six Roman coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 July 2005.

2004-7. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin, Romano-British brooch and two Early Saxon pot sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 May 2010.

January 2011-May 2013. Metal-detecting.
Finds recorded on the PAS database [1]:
Roman brooches, a copper alloy finger ring, figurine and necklace link/clasp.
?Roman copper alloy metal-working debris.
1 Middle Saxon coin.
Medieval buckle and belt mount.
Medieval/post-medieval candlestick and coin weight.
Post-medieval crotal bell.
Undatable copper alloy ingot.
Information from PAS import.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
29 Roman copper alloy coins and 2 silver coins.
3 medieval silver coins.
1 post-medieval silver coin.
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

24 December 2013.
The Roman gold neclace fragment which was found in My 2013 and reported as Treasure Case 2013 T461, was declared treasure at inquest.
E. Darch (HES), 20 January 2014.

(S2)- PAS details to follow.
A.Miller-Fik (HES), 10 Jan 2014.

25 June 2014.
The Roman gold neclace fragment which was found in My 2013 and reported as Treasure Case 2013 T461, was acquired by Norfolk Museums Service, Norwich Castle Museum.
E. Darch (HES), 14 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NECKLACE (Roman - 43 AD to 300 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 65 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 720 AD to 740 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy figurine.. Film. 2:1.

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