Record Details

NHER Number:3960
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin hoard from garden of Narford Hall


A small hoard of Roman coins found in 1949.

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Full description

Small hoard of Roman coins, mainly copper alloy, found near Narford Hall (? + strays as well).
Identified by R.R. Clarke (NCM) and R.A.G. Carson (BM).
?Site of discovery not recorded.
See (S1).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Found 'in Hall garden' by Mr Dear (gardener).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Long list in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

B.Ripper has from same site:
4th century AE illeg. [1]
Allectus [2]
late 3rd century [1]
illegible [1]
Carausius [1]
Antoninianus of Carausius 287 - 293 [1]
Constantinopolis TRP = Treves c.330 AD [3]
Urbs Roma PLG = Lyons c.330 AD [1]
?Constantine II R/ Gloria Exercitus 317 - 340 [1]
mid 4th century illegible [2]
Valentinian I R/ SECURITAS SCON = Arles c.364-395 [1]
Valentinian I or II R/GLORIA ROMANORVM [1]
E. Rose (NAU).

Details in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 71 SE 2.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Narford [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1949. Roman Coins Found at Narford. 16 December.

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