Record Details

NHER Number:22963
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and medieval coin

Summary

Metal detecting recovered the head of a Roman Colchester type brooch and two medieval hammered silver coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 41 92
Map Sheet:TM49SW
Parish:GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1986. Metal detecting finds in northwest corner of field, all in area 10 to 20m across.
Head fragment of Roman hinged Colchester derivative brooch.
Illegible long cross silver penny, and badly worn hammered silver penny.
Information from [1].
A. Gregory (NAU), 8 October 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • 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.

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