Record Details

NHER Number:21602
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval coins and medieval strap end

Summary

Nine Roman coins, a medieval strap end and a medieval coin of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy as Count of Flanders minted between 1405 and 1419 were found here by metal detecting. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1985. Metal detecting. See Notes.
Stated to have all been more or less same spot.
AE3 of Constantine I, reverse BEATA TRANQVILLITAS with altar VOTXX. See (S2)
AE3 Valens, reverse SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advance L. See (S3).
Gratian, DN GRATIANVS AVG reverse GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI 367-75 AD, Arles mint (I.D. A. Gregory (NAU)).
Two Roman coins illegible.
E. M. James (KLM) 28 July 1985.

1986.
Antonine sestertius.
Sestertius of Faustina junior rec Juno and SC.
Sestertius of Antoninus Pius, reverse Roma date 172 by offices listed. See (S4).
AE3/4 Constantius II as junior Ceasar, GLORIA EXERCITVS, soldiers, 1 standard. See (S5).
Late medieval? strap end, very small, copper alloy, repousse.
E. M. James (KLM) 27 April 1987.

Before September 1990. Metal detecting.
Bilon double mite of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy as Count of Flanders. 1405-1419. See (S6).
W. Milligan (NCM), 20 August 1990.

This site falls within metal detecting scatter NHER 25765
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 3771.
<S3>Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 4018.
<S4>Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 1331.
<S5>Monograph: Seaby. Roman Coin Catalogue.. 1667. 3887.
<S6>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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25765Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement, plus multi-period finds (Monument)
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