Record Details

NHER Number:17867
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin and Middle Saxon pin


Metal detecting here in 1981 and 1983 recovered a single Roman sestertius and a Middle Saxon copper alloy pin decorated with ring and dot.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 13 90
Map Sheet:TM19SW

Full description

Autumn 1981. Found with metal detector. Context 2.
Unidentifiable sestertius.
A. Gregory (NAU) December 1981.

January 1983. Adjacent to above. Found with metal detector.
Copper alloy faceted headed pin decorated with ring and dot. Mid stem bulge with incised transverse lines for grip, (S1).
Slide made and drawn NCM.
S. Margeson (NCM) 14 February 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: Hirst, N.. 1983. Drawing of a Middle Saxon copper alloy pin.. Paper. 2:1.

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