Record Details

NHER Number:30057
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1993 and 1995 and again in 2012 recovered Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins; post-medieval tokens and jettons and Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Iron Age brooch; Roman brooches and other metalwork; an Early Saxon buckle; medieval dagger chapes, a seal, pilgrim badge, casket fitting, knife end-cap, purse frames, a spoon, harness fitting, spur fragment, cauldron feet and a lead seal matrix and a post-medieval spur fragment, book clasp, padlock and toy canon. The finds were recovered close to an Iron Age and Roman occupation site, see NHER 30049.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1993. Metal detecting finds.
2 4th century coins.
Penny of John.
19th century English jetton.
Elizabeth I penny and Nuremburg jetton.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 29 July 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 July 1993.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
4 Roman coins, 3 found by [1], 1 found by [2].
Richard II halfpenny.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 10 April 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 March 1994.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
2 medieval pennies and half groat.
36 Roman coins.
French jetton.
Post medieval token and jetton.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 10 April 1995.
Iron Age brooch.
Roman pin, bracelet, dress fastener and strap union.
4 Roman brooches.
Identified by D. Mackreth.
Early Saxon oval buckle.
Medieval buckle, belt fittings, dagger chapes, seal, pilgrim badge, casket fitting, knife end cap, purse frames, spoon, harness fitting and spur fragment, cauldron feet.
Post medieval spur fragment, book clasp, padlock and toy canon.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 June 1995.

1995. Metal detecting find.
Iron Age coin, ?Cunobelin?
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 11 December 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 February 1996.

January-February 2012. Metal-detecting.
One medieval seal matrix.
See description in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 13 March 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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