Record Details

NHER Number:4348
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman silver vase and coin hoard


A Roman silver vase, containing a small hoard of silver Roman coins, was found during ploughing in 1801. The current whereabouts of the vase and the coins are unknown.

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September 1801. In ploughing in a field.
Silver vase (20cm high, 8oz weight) found containing small coin hoard.
7 coins of Antoninus Pius, Julian, Valentinian I, Honorius, Arcadius, Magnus Maximus.
Concealed in about 395 to 400AD.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3).
The coins are held by the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1950.36). The vase was auctioned in 1941, and its whereabouts are now unknown.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

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)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: O'Neil, B. H. St. J. 1935. Coins and Archaeology in Britain. The Archaeological Journal. Vol XCII pp 64-80. p 74.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. p 105.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 NE 7.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Publication: Sutherland. 1937. [unknown]. p.168.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Fincham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Article in Serial: 1872. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol VII pp 349-374. p 359.
<S1>Monograph: Blyth, W.. 1863. Historical Notices and Records of Fincham.. pp 95-96, illus opp p 95.
<S3>Article in Serial: Clarke, R.R.. 1935. [unknown]. Numismatic Chronicle. Series 5, Vol XV, pp 67-68.
<S4>Article in Serial: Clarke, R.R.. 1936. [unknown]. Numismatic Chronicle. Series 5, pp 255-257, 320.

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