Record Details

NHER Number:24805
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds


Metal detecting in 1988 recovered an assortment of metal objects, including a Roman coin and two post medieval thimbles.

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Map Sheet:TG30NE

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1988. Metal detecting.
Republican denarius 1st-2nd century BC.
Medieval? Copper alloy openwork finial (but colour of metal suggests Late Saxon).
17th century buckle.
Pewter plate base fragment with zigzag ornament.
17th century thimble with bald top and incised lines as border.
18th century brass thimble.
Large rumbler bell.
Identified by A. Gregory and S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan, 22 July 1988

Medieval openwork finial (furniture fitting) found in 1988 may be Late Saxon, a bead or attachment from a censer - see NHER 36998 Thornage (before 7 November 2003).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLATE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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