Record Details

NHER Number:541
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible hoard of Roman coins

Summary

It is recorded that around fifty Roman coins were recovered from this area, and may be represent a possible coin hoard.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Telegraph Plantation, Pilling Park Wood.
Around fifty Roman coins scattered over an area of around 100yds x 30ft (91m x 9.1m) at anything down at around 2ft to 2ft 4ins (61cm to 70cm). Possible Hoard? Range around 1st/2nd to mid 4th century.
'Gloria Exercitus' with 1 and 2 standards.
Pottery scatter.
Compiled by P. Oxby.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Roman.

Related records

Site 1223Parent of: Telegraph Plantation, Pilling Park Wood (Monument)
57973Part of: Possible Roman settlement (Monument)

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