Record Details

NHER Number:23472
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age gold torc/bracelet


A gold Iron Age torc that had been converted into a bracelet was once held in a collection at Garboldisham. In April 1980 it was sold at Christies. The exact location and nature of its discovery are uncertain.

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Full description

Date and circumstances of discovery unknown; NOT known to be a Norfolk find.
Two bar twisted gold torc, terminals cut off, and turned into bracelet.
For many years the property of member of the public [1], whence it passed to another owner, who sold it at Christies 23 April 1980.
See copy of sale catalogue (S1) in file.
Information from member of the public [2].
A. Gregory (NAU), 16 March 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • TORC (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 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Unpublished Document: Christies. 1980. Sales Catalogue. 23 April.

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