Record Details

NHER Number:23731
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval finds


Metal detecting in 1987 and 1993 recovered Roman coins and pottery fragments. A piece of medieval pottery was found in earthworks in 1998.

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Grid Reference:TF 67 03
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

May 1987. Found probably with metal detector on arable land. Location [1].
Silver denarius, commemorative Antoninus Pius (Seaby 1201) DIVVS ANTONINVS. Reverse; CONSECRATIO and eagle standing right on altar, head turned left.
E. M. James (KLM), 4 June 1987.

July 1987. Details as before.
Denarius of Trajan, obverse; IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC.
Reverse; PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R. Providence standing left instead of Sol.

'Pottery' also noted; not seen by KLM. E. M. James (KLM), 6 August 1987.

Pottery seen; grey and coarseware Roman sherds.
E. M. James (KLM), 7 September 1987.

June 1993. Metal detecting.
Roman coin. Hadrian denarius, 134-8 AD.
See form in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
L. Brewster (KLM), 8 November 1993.

1998. One medieval unglazed sherd found within earthworks by H. Paterson (A&E).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
B. Cushion (NLA), 8 April 1998.

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 (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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