Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TG 30 03
Map Sheet:TG30SW

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)
  • 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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