Record Details

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


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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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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