Record Details

NHER Number:25374
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated gold strip

Summary

In 1989 a metal detectorist found an undated gold strip. It has a small perforation at one end and is made of 24 carat gold. Although it is undated, it could be Bronze Age, Roman or medieval.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:MERTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1989. Metal detecting.
Grid reference supplied by finder.
Gold strip, with small perforation at each end. 84mm long by 8mm wide by 0.5mm thick. 4.5 g weight, assayed and found to be pure (24 carat). Undated, but could be Bronze Age, Roman or medieval.
To be photographed.
D.A. Gurney (NLA), 4 August 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Medieval - 2350 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1989. LWX 9-10, undated gold strip..

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