Record Details

NHER Number:33629
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age gold coin and multi-period finds

Summary

A gold Iron Age wolf stater found by a metal detectorist in 1993 is part of a hoard of Iron Age gold coins found nearby, see NHER 28850. A Roman brooch, a fragment of a nude Roman statue and medieval and post medieval metal finds have also been found.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detecting finds in field next to hoard field!
Iceni gold stater, 65 to 45 BC.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 18 August 1993. See report in file.
Part of the hoard of 5 staters in [1]
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 May 1994.

1992/1993. Metal detecting finds. See also find 184.
Late Iron Age/early Roman ring terminal.
Colchester Derivative brooch ?50 to 125.
Identified by D. Mackreth 1993.
Roman nude male deity.
?Medieval tag.
Post medieval lead button.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1993.
(S1) and list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 May 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995. Hoard of coins declared treasure trove. 15 December.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1995. Inquests into 2,000-yr-old W Norfolk coins find. 15 December.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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