Record Details

NHER Number:10046
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin


Before 1958 an Iron Age Iceni gold coin was found in Forncett. The exact location and nature of its discovery are uncertain.

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Full description

Some years before 1958. In field near Forncett St Mary.
Early Iceni gold stater coin. Weight 5.37 gms. See (S1).
Identified in (S2).
Print and letter in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

(S2) wrongly said found 1960. Also see (S3).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1958. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. Vol 5. p 3.
---Article in Monograph: Allen, D.F.. 1961. The Origins of Coinage in Britain: A Reappraisal.. Problems of the Iron Age in Southern Britain. Frere, S.. pp 97-308. p 196.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 SE 18.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: Gold coin, Forncett St.Mary Mack 398.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Forncett (St Mary).
<S1>Monograph: Mack, R.P.. 1964. Ancient British Coinage.. 192, 408. 398.
<S2>Serial: Allen, D.F.. 1970. Britannia. Vol.I.

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