Record Details

NHER Number:9441
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late medieval coin hoard (Wymondham, poorly located)


It is recorded that around 1881 a coin hoard of 136 silver English and Irish groats, deposited around 1485, was recovered from this parish. A further 200 to 300 English groats were recovered around 1895-1900. It is thought that these two discoveries are likely to represent parts of a single hoard.

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Full description

Around 1881. Coin hoard of 136 silver English and Irish groats deposited around 1485.
Around 1895-1900. 200 - 300 English silver groats, after 1453.
(S1). Probably same hoard.
See (S2), (S3) (details) p.142 for possible additons.
Compield by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 SW 12.
---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 - Medieval. Wymondham.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1943-4. [unknown]. BNJ. Series 3, Vol XXIV 216.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1911. [unknown]. BNJ. Series 1, Vol VIII, pp 149 plate.
<S3>Monograph: Thompson, J. D. A. 1956. Inventory of British Coin Hoards AD 600-1500. Royal Numismatical Society Special Publication. No 1. pp 109-110.

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