Record Details

NHER Number:28408
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a possibly Roman miniature copper alloy axe, and strap fitting. Also found were medieval coins and some lumps of copper alloy which were undateable.

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Grid Reference:TG 03 35
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

1990. Metal detecting.
?Roman bronze miniature axe?
?Roman strap fitting with two rivets and broken loop bronze waste.
?Early Saxon lead pot mend.
Medieval coins:
Edward I farthing North no1053/2, Class IIIg. Obverse E.R.ANGLIE Reverse LONDONIENSIS.
Edward III half-groat, London mint.
Short-cross penny 1180-1247.
?Medieval lead pot mend.
Medieval copper alloy stud.
Undated lead spherical object, central hole on one side, four depressions on reverse and simple incised cross hatching on surface. Function unknown.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) October 1990

Late 1997. Metal detecting
Three `cakes' of bronze weighing 250g, 230g and 245g and 1 lump of slaggy bronze waste weighing 100g (all weighed on kitchen scales).
A.Rogerson (NLA) 16 February 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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