Record Details

NHER Number:4429
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin hoard


In 1718 a hoard of Roman coins was found in Welney. The location of these coins is now unknown.

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Full description

Hoard of coins including Carausius found in 'urns within reach of the plowshare'.
Stukeley had the Carausius coins, and the coins or engravings are said to have gone to University College, Cambridge, but location unknown now.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. pp 311-322.
---Article in Serial: 1950. Proceedings of Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol XLIII, p 19. p 19.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Publication: Miller, S. H. and Skertchley, S. B. J. 1878. The Fenland Past and Present. p 411.
---Serial: Stukeley, W.. 1883. The family memoirs of the Rev. William Stukeley and the antiquarian and other correspondance of William Stukeley, Roger and Samuel Gale.. Vol II, p 23. pp 22-25.
---Monograph: Watson, W.. 1827. An Historical Account of the Town and Port of Wisbech in the Isle of Ely..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Welney.
<S1>Correspondence: Bell, B.. 1733/4. Letter. 14 January.

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