Record Details

NHER Number:30054
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin and Roman brooch

Summary

A silver Iron Age coin, found by metal detecting in 1993, which is part of a hoard of Iron Age coins, see NHER 30049. A Roman brooch has also been found on this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detecting find. To east of hoard.
Probable hoard coin.
Cat. No.34 Icenian silver unit. Pattern/horse anted.
See list in file and (S1).
Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM), 5 July 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM), 8 July 1993.

Declared Treasure Trove December 1995.

1995. Metal detecting find.
Plate brooch, gilded oval 2 zone about 200 to 250. Wire of unknown date (note a brooch).
Identified by D. Mackreth 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 May 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995. Hoard of coins declared treasure trove. 15 December.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1995. Inquests into 2,000-yr-old W Norfolk coins find. 15 December.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Davies, J.. 1995. Coins discovered at a site in South West Norfolk 1994 - 95.

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