Record Details

NHER Number:29455
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds


A Late Saxon coin, a fitting from a medieval casket and a medieval rowel spur found during metal detecting.

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Map Sheet:TM39NW

Full description

1992. Metal detecting finds.
Aethelred II penny 997-1003. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 7 December 1992.
Probably medieval, gilded copper alloy sheet 'cover' to stepped rectangular 'plinth' formed of lead. Perhaps from casket with decorated plate missing from central rectangular field. The gilded sheet covers just the sides of the stepped 'plinth', very fine gilding.
Medieval rowel spur, symmetrical figure-eight terminals. Moulded collars on terminal. Other terminal broken off. Moulded neck on rowel-arms.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) November 1992.
W. Milligan (NCM) 27 November 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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