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

2004. Metal detecting. [1].
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. Reported in Surrey as Treasure Case 2004 T129.
See (S1) and PAS record.
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 - 636 AD to 659 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Williams, G.. 2005. Report on potential Treasure from Old Buckenham, Norfolk (2004, T129). 5 July.

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