Record Details

NHER Number:2245
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:3rd century Roman coin hoard


It is recorded that in the 1860s a Roman coin hoard, buried around 268 AD, was recovered 'from district' of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen. The exact date and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

1860s. 'From District'.
Coin hoard buried around 268 AD.
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Ordnance Survey Records (S3).
R. J. Rickett (NLA), 23 February 1990

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen.
<S1>Article in Serial: Sutherland. 1938. [unknown]. Numis Chron. 5 Series, Vol XVII, pt 4, pp 3.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke R. R. 1952. Roman Norfolk since Haverfield. A Survey of Discovery from 1901. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXX pp 140-155. p 155.
<S3>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Records / Pastscape.

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