|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Post medieval bell and coin weight|
Metal detecting recovered a post medieval copper alloy bell and a post medieval copper alloy coin weight from Antwerp. The bell is decorated with angels faces and wings. The coin weight depicts a ship, the symbol of Antwerp, and the initials GG for Gerrit Geens, a moneyer.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 95 84|
|Parish:||HARLING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Early 1986. Found with metal detector. Forestry Commission land planted with trees 1.2m (4 feet) high.
Bronze crotal bell decorated with angels faces and wings.
Bronze coin weight, square, weight 6.716 gm. On one face 1619 GG, above shell. On other a ship, GG is Gerrit Geens, moneyer working in Antwerp from 1591. Ship is Antwerp motif. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 1 May 1986.
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Photograph: CZZ 1-12 (crotal and weight), CZV 30-33 (weight). |
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