Record Details

NHER Number:6139
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins


In 1926 nine Roman copper alloy coins were found to the north and west of Wiveton. The coins including examples minted during the reigns of Carausius, Claudius II, Tetricus II and Constantine I.

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1926. Found to the west and north of Wiveton.
Nine bronze coins found. See list below:

1. Antoninianus of Carausius (2287 - 293).
2. Antoninianus Postumus (259 - 268) ORIENS AVG with sol.
3. Antoninianus Claudius II (268 - 270) GENUS EXERCI genius.
4. Antoninianus Probus (276 - 282) PROVIDENT AVG - Provindence.
5. Antoninianus Tetricus II (270 - 273) SPES AVG - Hope.
6. Dupondius of Antonia, mother of Claudius. Obverse: head of Antonia, reverse: standing Cladius.
7. Dupondius of either Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius.
8. AE3/4 House of Constantius perhaps Constantine II As of Hadrian.
9. AE3/4 Constantine I GLORIA EXERCITUS - Two soldiers and standard.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Wiveton.

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