Record Details

NHER Number:8709
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin hoard


A hoard of at least thirty nine late 3rd century AD Roman coins was found in 1943. Two further coins were found in 1947.

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Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF90NW

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Roman coin hoard.
Correct grid reference by R.R.Clarke (NCM) and not TF 9004 0639 as on old Ordnance Survey.
See file for details.
E. Rose (NLA).

5 August 1943.
Found together in one spot 46cm (13 inches) diameter. No pottery.
Hoard of 39 coins, late 3rd century.
Seven copper alloy Gallienus.
One silver Gallienus.
Two copper alloy Salonina.
One silver Postumus.
Ten copper alloy Victorinus.
Eleven copper alloy Tetricus I.
Four copper alloy Tetricus II.
Five copper alloy Claudius II.
One illegible.
See (S1) and (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 14 March 2006.

[1] said the hoard contained around 230 coins.

Two strays from this hoard.
One copper alloy Victorinus.
One copper alloy Claudius II.
M. Dennis (NLA), 14 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 90 NW 9 [2]; TF 90 NW 11 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Holme Hale.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Clarke, R.R.. 1943. Small Hoard of Roman Coins found near Holme Hale, Norfolk.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1944. [unknown]. Journal of Roman Studies. Vol XXXIV, p 79. p 79.

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