Record Details

NHER Number:20534
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin hoard


A large number of Icenian silver coins were found in a pot along with three gold and silver objects, perhaps horse harness or brooches, by metal detecting in the Wereham or Boughton area. The exact location of the find is unknown.

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Full description

Winter 1983-4. In 'Wereham/Boughton area'.
Circumstances and place of discovery unknown, but presumed metal-detector find.
Large number of Iceni silver coins in a pot, plus three things described as 'like circular brooches with flat ends and a pin across the back' from this description they could be something like horse gear. Two about 5cm (2 inches) in diameter, made of twisted gold and silver wires, one 2.5 to 3.75cm (1 to 1 1/2 inches) diameter of gold.
Anonymous information.
A. Gregory (NAU), 18 July 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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