|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon coin weight/trial piece|
In 1982 a Late Saxon coin weight or trial piece of Aethelred II (978-1016) was found.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 85 82|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1982. Probably found in cleared forestry plantation southwest of Red Castle, though finder stated it was found in his garden. Found by member of the public .
Coin weight or trial piece, long cross type, Aethelred II 978-1016.
For full details see report in file by M. Archibald (British Museum).
A. Gregory (NAU), 5 December 1983.
However, area of grid reference indicated by A. Gregory (NAU) was in fact not cleared until 1992, and was still afforested at this time.
E. Rose (NLA), 2 February 1992.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- COIN WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Unpublished Document: Brooker, P.W.. 1997. Little Ouse Valley Study. Annual Report - 1996/1997. Field-walks, Thetford Forest.. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
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