Record Details

NHER Number:28306
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman coin hoard

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a hoard of 174 silver denarii.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG10NW
Parish:MARLINGFORD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June to July 1990. Metal detecting find in top 12.5cm (5 inches) of scarified soil.
Hoard of 168 denarii.
Landowner provided digger to remove topsoil (23 to 26 cm). Test hole showed natural at about 37 to 38 cm.
W. Milligan (NCM), 15 June 1990

Coins not yet identified, so no coin list at present.

November 1991.
Six further denarii found and declared Treasure Trove.

1992.
Catalogue of coins in file (S1), which was subsequently published as (S2).
D. Gurney (NLA), 30 March 1992

20 April 1993.
Information from (S3) - further details awaited.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 April 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Bland, R.. 1992. Marlingford Hoard.
<S2>Article in Monograph: Bland, R., Davies, J. and Sheffield, C. 1997. Marlingford, Norfolk. Coin Hoards from Roman Britain X. Bland, R. and Orna-Ornstein, J. (eds). pp 108-114.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. Metal detector haul. 21 April.

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