|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval coins and strap end|
A copper alloy medieval or post medieval strap end and a group of eight burnt medieval groats were found by metal detecting at this spot. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 71 23|
|Parish:||CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Copper alloy object, triangular head with faint incised pattern and two long side prongs, containing remains of iron rivet, 5cm long, 2 cm wide ('strap end').
Slightly to southwest: Groat, very damaged, undated, very blackened and retrieved from apparent twisted mass of fused groats, perhaps eight or so, seemingly burnt.
E. M. James (KLM), 28 June 1985.
This site falls within metal detecting scatter NHER 25765.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1990.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|25765||Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement, plus multi-period finds (Monument)|