Record Details

NHER Number:25010
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin and Late Saxon brooches


A Roman coin and several Late Saxon brooches recovered by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23 19
Map Sheet:TG21NW

Full description

Before December 1988. Metal detecting. Context 1.
Group of three Borre style disc brooches, two of which worn.
Barbarous radiate; 270 to 290 AD.
Found on two sites around Hainford Old Church and not kept separate.
Not known which from this site and which from NHER 25011.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).

January 1989. Metal detecting. Context 2.
Late Saxon Borre style disc brooch. Damaged and worn.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 22 December 1988 and 30 January 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: EUG 14-16, EXT 10-11.

Related records

25011Related to: Multi-period finds (Find Spot)

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