Record Details

NHER Number:25291
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin reused as Early Saxon pendant

Summary

Metal detecting in 1989 recovered a Roman coin with two holes, which may have been minted under the Emperor Constantius. It is likely to have been reused as an Early Saxon pendant.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 63 15
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

26 January 1989. Found with metal detector. Part of large scatter NHER 28757. [1]
Roman coin with two holes, Constantius? - very early 4th century. This is pierced above the head and is likely to have been reused as a Early Saxon pendant or bead.
KLM enquiry no. 6349.
E. B. Green (KLM), 14 March 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD? (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

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