Record Details

NHER Number:41923
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late 6th or 7th century pierced coin

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a gold plated imitation of a Merovingian solidus coin from the mint of Marseilles, probably from very late 6th or 7th century, which has been pierced for suspension, and subsequently broken.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:OLD BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Treasure Report on gold solidus from British Museum. Solidus reported in Surrey in July 2004, and reported as Treasure by Surrey Finds Liaison Officer.
E. Darch (NLA), 28 July 2005.

2004. Metal detecting.
Gold plated imitation of Merovingian solidus from mint of Marseilles, probably from very late 6th or 7th century, which has been pierced for suspension, and subsequently broken.
See (S1).
M. Dennis (NLA), 16 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 580 AD to 700 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 580 AD to 700 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 580 AD to 700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Unpublished document: Williams, G.. 2005. Report on potential Treasure from Old Buckenham, Norfolk (2004, T129). 5 July.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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