Record Details

NHER Number:23504
Type of record:Monument
Name:Hoard of Iron Age gold and silver coins


In 1987 a hoard of Iron Age coins, comprising 42 gold coins and a single silver coin, was recovered. In 1988 a further 40 gold coins and two silver were also recovered.

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Map Sheet:TF73SW

Full description

March 1987 - March 1988. Metal detecting.
Iron Age coin hoard comprising 82 gold and 3 silver coins.
Several sherds of Iron Age pottery in close proximity to the hoard.
One fragment of post medieval shoe buckle.
See report (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

See press cutting in file (S1) on 1988 inquest on second part of hoard.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 March 2002.

Spring 1989. Metal-detecting.
6 further gold coins discovered. With one exception they are all types found previously in the hoard.
See report by T. Gregory (NAU) in file.
P. Watkins (HES), 13 November 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EDD, EWF27-36, EXF, EXH, FNM.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1988. Ring values big surprise to finders.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1987. Gold coins on Royal estate treasure trove. 19 June.

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