Record Details

NHER Number:21565
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


A Roman coin, a 9th or 10th century brooch, a late medieval seal/finger ring and part of a medieval knife have been discovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 04 41
Map Sheet:TG04SW

Full description

About 1975. Surface find in field.
Coin, sestertius of Marcus Aurelius 161 to 180 AD.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
W.F. Milligan (NCM), 26 June 1985.

1989. Context 2. See [1].
Late medieval signet ring engraved HIS (photograph) (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 6 October 1989.

In same area as previous find.
Medieval copper alloy end cap from knife. Oval sheet cylinder with engraved X-motifs. One rivet. Decayed wood within.
Convex disc brooch with three Borre-style animal heads seen from above in three interlace knots between. Lug and catch plate on reverse. 9th to 10th century. See (S2).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 11 March 1990. Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 17 January 2020.

Part of large scatter NHER 28045.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: JHP 14, 15, 16, Middle/Late Saxon borre style brooch..
---Photograph: FHL35-7.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Thesis: Richardson, C. 1993. The Borre Style in the British Isles and Ireland. A Re-assessment. p 21.

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