|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coin hoard|
A large hoard of Roman coins was found on the sea shore in the early 19th century.
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|Parish:||WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Many years before 1849 a peck measure of bronze coins was found in sand on the sea shore.
Included many coins of Maximianus, one of Constantius. Obverse; DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO veiled head of emperor. R/
MEMORIA FELIX two eagles standing on either side of an altar. P.T.R mint mark.
2nd century brass Constantine R/MARTI PATRI PRO PUGNATOR T.F in field P.T.R mint mark.
3rd century brass Constantine R/SOLI INVICTO COMITI; radiated head of sun.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 322. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 94 NW 1. |
|---||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. Wells next the Sea. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1852. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol III pp 415-427. p 421. |
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