Record Details

NHER Number:35090
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:4th century Roman coin hoard

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a scattered hoard of 127 Roman coins minted before 320 AD originally stored in a Roman pot. Other finds from the vicinity include other Roman pottery fragments, a prehistoric flake, scraper and Neolithic knife.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:CARLETON ST PETER, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early February 2000. Metal detecting. Found in plough soil. Height OD 10m.
Roman coin hoard. 4th century.
Parts of a greyware pot still containing one (out of 53) coins.
Further details to follow.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 February 2000.

See draft coin hoard catalogue in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 September 2000.

December 2002/January 2003. Metal detecting.
See file for notes, (S1), 1:2500 map copy and list of surface finds in the vicinity.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 February 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Post Medieval - 500000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. Sketch plan of finds site.. Film.

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