|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coin of emperor Commodus|
In 1979 a Roman sestertius coin of the emperor Commodus was recovered from a garden in this area.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8146 0924|
|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1979? Found in garden (not marked on 6 inch Ordnance Survey map but located from conservation area plan). 
Sestertius of emperor Commodus. Worn. Obverse reads M.COMMODVS ANTON.AVG.PIVS.BRIT. Reverse is illegible, displays Italia on globe.
As Seaby 1542, ref C266 (S1), RIC 438 (S2), BMC 549 (S3).
Seen by KLM, 22 March 1979.
Compiled by E. M. James (KLM), 22 March 1979.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Serial: Seaby, B. A.. Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin. 1542, C266. |
|<S2>||Serial: Sutherland, C.H.V. & Carson, R.A.G.. 1984. Roman Imperial Coinage.. Volume 7. 438. |
|<S3>||Monograph: H A Grueber. 1910. British Museum Catalogue of Roman Coins.. 3 Volumes. 549. |
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