Record Details

NHER Number:5665
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age pot and Roman coin from southwest of St Helen's Oratory


Pieces of Iron Age pot were found. Metal detecting recovered an irregular copy of a Roman coin of Constans or Constantius II depicting a fallen horseman made between AD 348 and 360.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 83 87
Map Sheet:TL88NW

Full description

1935. Southwest of St Helen's Oratory near hoard site.
Iron Age sherds found by R.R. Clarke (NCM).
Material not checked.
See (S1).

1984. Very approximately in this area. Found with metal detector.
Irregular copy of Constans or Constantius II, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (fallen horseman) AD 348 to 360.
Identified by A.K. Gregory (NAU), 14 November 1984.
W. Milligan (NCM), 29 November 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 88 NW 33.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Lynford (Santon).
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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