Record Details

NHER Number:18005
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Metal detecting in 1981 and 1982 recovered Roman coins and a French medieval silver penny. 18th and 19th century material was found on the same site, including a piece of millstone, when a hedge was dug out.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 96 90
Map Sheet:TL99SE

Full description

1981. North of site of Common Farm.
Metal detecting by unknown person from East Harling.
Four Roman coins of which only two seen by NCM.
1. 3Ae of Valens, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, AD 367 (24 August) to 375
(17 November). (S1) IX, 12, page 96.
2. Ae of Constantius II, GLORIA EXERCITVS, 2 standards, AD 330-5;
LRBC I p19 752 mint ASIS.
A. Gregory (NAU), 27 February 1982.
W. Milligan (NCM), 1 March 1982.

1982. Same site. Metal detecting.
Coin of Constantine I, PROVIDNTIAE AVGG, mint illegible. AD 323 to 30.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), 31 July 1982.
Silver penny of Robert de Bethune, Count of Flanders 1305 to 1322 AD. Obverse; R COMES FLANDRIE reverse; MONETA ALOTEN (mint of Alost).
Identified by British Museum (CM) September 1982.
In digging out hedge on this site.
18th/19th century material including millstone fragment.
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 September 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MILLSTONE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Serial: Sutherland, C.H.V. & Carson, R.A.G.. 1984. Roman Imperial Coinage.. Volume 7.

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