Record Details

NHER Number:30062
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early/Middle Saxon coins

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1990 and 2013 recovered two Early/Middle Saxon gold coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1990. Metal detecting find. [1].
1 Early/Middle Saxon gold tremissis, minted in Maestricht. Weight. 1.323 gm.
Identified by [1] 1991.
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 September 1990.

May 2013. Metal-detecting. Site extended 300m to the north-west. [2].
1 Early/Middle Saxon gold tremissis.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 September 2014.

April- November 2016 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
NMD072014 - PAS details to follow. Early Saxon hoard.
See Unpublished Document (S2).
A. Beckham (HES), 14 November 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 590 AD to 670 AD)
  • COIN (Early Saxon - 600 AD to 610 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: The Daily Telegraph. 2017. Police officer fired for cheating farmer over historic gold coins. 22 February.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Sproule, S.. 2018. Annotated Google Earth image showing the extent of finds recovered from NHER 30059 and NHER 30062. Digital.

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