Record Details

NHER Number:14757
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval coin hoard from behind the King's Head

Summary

During the 19th century a medieval coin hoard was found behind the King's Head. It comprised a jug inside which were over 300 silver coins, all of which were minted during the reign of Edward III. One coin was of David II of Scotland.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF81NE
Parish:LITCHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 14 April 1837.
Said to have been found at rear of King's Head in Litcham by [1].
Medieval coin hoard in jug, possibly Grimston ware. About 300 silver coins. Temp Edward III.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 20 April 1979.

For full coin list and details see file.
See file for discussion on location.

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)
  • JUG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Serial: Woodward. 1837-8. Correspondence. p 36.

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