Record Details

NHER Number:3304
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin (Castle Rising, poorly located)

Summary

A Roman coin of Constantine I was found near Castle Rising. It is recorded in Camden's Britannia as having been shown to Sir Henry Spelman (antiquary) who died in 1641.

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Location

Parish:CASTLE RISING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Near Castle Rising.
Coin of Constantine I, dug up near Castle Rising and said to have been brought to Sir Henry Spelman (antiquary, c.1562-1641) (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Amended, A. Cattermole (King's Lynn UAD), 4 October 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 306 AD to 337 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Castle Rising.
<S1>Serial: Gibson. 1722. Camden's Britannia.. Vol 1, p 474.

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