Record Details

NHER Number:690
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1980 and 1984 recovered a range of objects, including an Early Saxon brooch, medieval and post medieval coins, a medieval copper alloy seal and crucifix and a post medieval German jetton.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 20 10
Map Sheet:TG21SW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

1980.
East of Sweet Briar Road (near recreation ground). Metal detecting.
1. German stock jetton showing Lion of St. Mark, 16th century.
2. James I farthing.
3. Charles I farthing (pre-1635).
4 and 5. Two Irish halfpence of Charles II (1680 - 1684).
6. Long-cross penny of Edward I. VIIIb North 1035 issued 1294.
7. Bronze seal, central handle and circular hole for suspension; device NC in centre; 14th century.
See [1].
Cast of seal in NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), January 1981.

1984. Metal detecting.
Equal armed cross, applied on belt or casket.
'Key' or chatelaine; 'balance arm'.
Brooch fragment with lug on reverse.
Photographs (S1) NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 14 August 1984.
W. Milligan (NCM), 9 August 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Post Medieval - 411 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BALANCE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CRUCIFIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Ancient crucifix is auctioned.. 8 June.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Norman figure would be a great acquisition.. 3 June.
---Unpublished document: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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