Record Details

NHER Number:6559
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman coin hoard

Summary

A Roman coin hoard of between 9000 and 17,000 copper alloy and silver Roman coins dating between AD 238 and 271was found on this site. The hoard was contained within a large Roman pot that broke when the hoard was discovered by ploughing. There have been several metal-detected finds from around the same area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG13NW
Parish:BACONSTHORPE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1878.
Roman coin hoard found in urn (later stray finds from site).
For full details see file.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 June 1981.

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

---Article in Serial: 1881. Archaeological Journal. Vol XXXVIII, pp 433-4. pp 433-434.
---Article in Serial: Hogg, M. A. 1884. Roman Coins found at Baconsthorpe. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IX pp 25-32.
---Article in Serial: 1887. Appendix I: An Abstract of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Society during the Year end 18 May 1885. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol VI pp vii-xxxix. p vii.
---Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. pp 297, 307.
---Monograph: Sutherland. 1937. Coinage and Currency in Roman Britain.. p 161.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Baconsthorpe.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Article in Serial: 1879. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee and the General Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol VIII pp 326-341. p 341.

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