Record Details

NHER Number:30332
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

An gold Iron Age coin, Roman coins, and a medieval cross-shaped harness or strap fitting, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1993. Metal detecting find.
Iron Age gold stater.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 8 December 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 January 1994.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
Trajan denarius.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Early post medieval equal armed cross shaped harness or belt mount with 2 spikes on reverse. Arms of cross have floriate terminals. Not unlike Middle Saxon cross brooch (based on Carolingian prototypes). But spikes and metal suggest Early post medieval. See 'twin' from NHER 33022.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 June 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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.

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