Record Details

NHER Number:28173
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age terret, Roman coins, metal objects and pottery sherds


Metal detecting in the bed of the River Tas recovered an Iron Age terret, over 300 Roman coins, fragments of two Roman bracelets, Roman brooches, Roman pottery and Roman nails.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22 03
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

1989. Metal detecting. In River Tas!
Ten coins of 3rd to 4th century, see list NCM.
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 21 December 1989.

1993. Metal detecting.
From the river, as before.
Six Roman coins.
One post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 July 1993.

1990. Metal detecting.
Found in river bed.
Late Iron Age/Early Roman enamelled terret, (S1).
See (S1).
Note, the object was yellowish and carried no verdigris.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 2000.

1990. Metal detecting.
In bed of river.
Large number of Roman coins.
Some Roman metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 June 2005.

Before 24 September 2005. Found in river.
Half a samian form 27 (a Roman bowl).
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 September 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1990. Drawing of an Iron Age terret.. Paper. 2:1.

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