Record Details

NHER Number:16270
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval finds


Metal detecting and fieldwalking recovered Roman and medieval coins and pieces of Roman and medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 34 16
Map Sheet:TG31NW

Full description

May 1980. Found with metal detector and on ploughed surface. Eastern part of field.
Scatter of material:
Badly worn Roman copper/brass coin, 1st to 2nd centuries.
Five medieval sherds, all unglazed.
One sherd Roman coarse pottery.
Henry VIII half groat.
Silver coin of Henry IV of France, 1593.
A. Gregory (NAU), 18 June 1980.

November 1984.
Details as above.
AS of Faustina I AD 138 to 160.
Sestertius, 1st to 2nd century.
Long cross penny of Edward I.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), December 1984.

Late 1985. Metal detecting finds.
Badly worn sestertius of Commodus.
Cut short cross half-penny.
Continental sterling copy.
A. Gregory (NAU), 3 April 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (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.

Related records - none

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