Record Details

NHER Number:24549
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age, Roman and medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1988 recovered Roman coins and a harness fitting. Fieldwalking in 1992 recovered Iron Age and Roman pottery fragments, a medieval key and pottery seal and an undated boar tusk.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 72 33
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:SHERNBORNE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1988. Metal detecting.
Terret fragment, mid 1st century, Sketch (S1) in file.
Small bronze coin of Empress Helena PAX PVBLICA; 337 to 40.
Barbarous radiate, copy of PAX AVG; 270 to 280s.
Small bronze coin of Claudius II, CONSECRATIO, eagle reverse; AD 270, irregular Antoninianus.
AE3 Constantine I, VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP; 316 to 20.
Very small bronze coin, house of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS soldiers with two standards; 340 to 5.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).

September 1992. Fieldwalking.
Boar tusk.
Two Iron Age sherds.
Thirteen Roman sherds.
Casket key (barrel padlock type); early medieval?.
Pottery seal 13th/14th century; GILB 1550.
J. Allison (KLM), 13 October 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Medieval - 800 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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