Record Details

NHER Number:9363
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin hoard

Summary

During the 1920s a hoard of Roman coins was found 'outside Norwich'. Coins from it were probably recovered on two occasions. Although the exact location of its discovery is uncertain, it probably came from Cringleford.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG10NE
Parish:CRINGLEFORD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1927. From just 'outside Norwich' (probably Cringleford - R. R. Clarke (NCM)).
A hoard of one denarius and fifteen antoniniani examined by H. Mattingley (British Museum).
Consisted of: Elagabalus (one), Gordian III (five), Philip I (three), Trebon Gallus (one), Valerian (one), Gallienus (one) and Postumus (four).

About 1924-5. Found when laying gas main along Intwood Road.
Denarius of Caracalla as Augustus, about AD 198. More coins found at same time, probably same discovery as hoard recorded under 1927.
Press cutting (S1) in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 NE 22.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Cringleford [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Halls, H. (EDP). 1929. Eastern Evening News.. 7 December.

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