Record Details

NHER Number:34593
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin and strap fitting


Metal detecting recovered a Roman military belt stiffener dated to the late 4th or early 5th century AD and a Roman coin.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 04 86
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

March/ April 1999. Metal detecting.
Propellor shaped belt stiffener made of flat cast bronze, the centre has a rounded lobe decorated with a single ring-and-dot. To either side are triangular lobes (one now largely missing). The surviving lobe has a large circular rivet hole and what seems to be nicks along the lower edge with a larger central notch. Corrosion obscures the detail. From an official or military belt set, very late Roman (late 4th century AD/early 5th century AD)
One Roman coin, see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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