Record Details

NHER Number:40017
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins and other Roman to post-medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2016 recovered over 50 Roman coins (1 pierced) and undateable, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undateable silver casting waste; Roman brooches and bracelets; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval dagger scabbard chape; a medieval/post-medieval stylus, ring and lead weight; and a post-medieval balance arm, buckle and sword-belt mount.

Images

  • Drawing of a medieval strap-end from 40017  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 77 14
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:NARFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

15 November 2003. Metal detecting.
3 Roman coins from field containing NHER 17011.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 January 2004.

17 September 2004. Metal detecting.
3 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2004.

Before 2 July 2013. Metal-detecting.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
50 Roman copper alloy coins, 1 pierced.
Finds recorded on the PAS database [1]:
Roman brooches and bracelets.
Medieval bar mount, strap mount, strap end and dagger scabbard chape.
Medieval/post-medieval stylus, copper alloy ring and lead weight.
Post-medieval buckle, probable balance arm and sword-belt mount.
Undatable droplet of solidified molten silver.
Information from PAS import.
See finder's map in file.
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

December 2015-December 2016. Metal-detecting. [2].
Medieval strap fittings.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 April 2017.

(S1) - PAS details to follow.
E. McDonald (HES), 08 October 2019

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval to 18th Century - 1066 AD to 1750 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1600 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BALANCE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2017. Drawing of a medieval strap-end. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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