Record Details

NHER Number:24349
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic scraper and Roman coins

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking in 1987 recovered a Neolithic flint scraper and Roman coins, one of which had possibly been turned into a button.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 30 03
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:ROCKLAND ST MARY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1987. Fieldwalking and metal detecting. Southwest corner of orchard, south of Bullockshed Lan.
Neolithic end scraper. Identified by J. Wymer (NAU).
Five coins: miscast irregular copy of late 3rd century Antoninianus. Manufactured ?on site. (S1).
Antoninianus Carausius PAX AVG AD 287-93.
Follis Cripus, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS AD 320-3.
House of Constantine GEI AD 335-40.
Roman 4th century? Coin, turned into button?
Bronze object with rivet. (S1).
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM), 4 January 1988.

1989. Metal detecting.
Bronze pin with mid stem swelling of shaft. (S1) NCM. Finder [1].
W. Milligan (NCM), 9 June 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 1000000 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PIN (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUTTON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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