Record Details

NHER Number:8843
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal finds


Three medieval forged gold coins were found in 1972.

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Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG00NW

Full description

March 21 1972. Three gold coins found after bonfire in orchard by Station Farm. Obverse: FELFRED REX SAX. Reverse: AELFR

Identified by by M. Archibald (British Museum) as forgeries (correspondence), Henry III or after. Site previously used by scrap metal/car dealer for fifteen years, but farmed before that.
Present owner now clearing the area to farm it.
E. B. Gree (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1972. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1972. No 19. p 4.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 NW 20.
---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 - Miscellaneous. Garveston (Thuxton).

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