Record Details

NHER Number:18511
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval coin


Metal detecting recovered a medieval short cross penny of Stephen made in Norwich between 1135 and 1154 by a moneyer called Thor.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 19 22
Map Sheet:TG12SE

Full description

July 1982. Surface find with metal detector. Ploughed field off Church Lane.
Hammered short-cross penny of Stephen (cross and piles, BMC type VI). Norwich mint, moneyer Thor.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) and M. Archibald (British Museum), 1982.
See (S1) in file.
S. Margeson (NCM), September 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (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.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Archibald, M.. Identification, Stephen, 1135-54.

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