Record Details

NHER Number:2137
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval Irish coin

Summary

An Irish penny of Henry III by Ricard of Dublin was found in a garden.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 916 303
Map Sheet:TF93SW
Parish:FAKENHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1973. Found in garden. 6 Lawrence Close.
An Irish penny of Henry III by Ricard of Dublin.
T. H. Mck. Clough (NAU), 1973.

1976.
The town map does not mark a Lawrence Close and the local police knew nothing of this name. There is a Lancaster Close but no other similar names.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 September 1976.

5 January 1977.
Location of house confirmed as above grid reference by phone call to finder.
E. Rose (NAU).

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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Fakenham.

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