Record Details

NHER Number:35340
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead, Roman coin and matrix


Metal detecting in 1999 and 2000 recovered a Neolithic polished flint axehead, a Roman coin and a matrix for a foil.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 24 34
Map Sheet:TG23SW

Full description

December 1999 to January 2000. Metal detecting.
Fragment of Neolithic polished axe.
See description in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 February 2001.

January to February 2000. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin. See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 14 April 2000.

February-March 2000. Metal detecting.
Roman sub-rectangular copper alloy matrix for foil, for example on the Vindolanda Chamfon I (a head-dress from a horse). Edges worn/ broken away. ?Cupid/?Bacchus head. For reference see (S3). CAST.
See (S1), (S2).
K. Hinds, 12 May 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S3>Publication: [unknown]. BAR 476. fig 5, p287.

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