Record Details

NHER Number:30038
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal finds


Metal detecting in 1993 recovered four medieval coins and a gold finger ring set with a sapphire.

Images - none


Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

August 1993. Grid reference supplied by finder. Metal detecting rally.
Four medieval coins.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 October 1993.

18 August 1993. Metal detecting. East of England Detector Rally.
Reported to Coroner 16 August 1993. Found not treasure trove October 1993.
Just under surface on Grange Farm, Fritton.
Gold finger ring with sapphire in hexagonal setting and three of four tiny settings around (one containing emerald) (one setting and two emeralds missing). Shoulders decorated with engraved chevrons and punched annulets. Compiled by S.Margeson (NCM) 16 August 1993.
Press cutting (S1) in file.
Polaroid NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM), 16 August 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. 'Charm' ring not treasure trove. 28 October.

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