Record Details

NHER Number:30086
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1993 and 1995 recovered a number of Roman and medieval coins as well as a 14th century seal matrix. The seal matrix features the pelican of piety and three of its young in their nest.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 47 19
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:SOMERTON, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1993. Metal detecting.
Roman and medieval coins.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
J. Davies (NCM), 30 September 1993.

1995. Metal detecting.
Very interesting pointed oval bronze 14th century seal matrix with broken loop on reverse. Pelican of piety, three young in nest in branch of tree SIMILIS PACTVS SVM PELLICA(N)O. Length 31mm width 18mm.
Polaroid (S1) NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<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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