Record Details

NHER Number:8217
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin from in front of the old hall


A Roman coin of Antonius Pius was found when trees were planted in the front of the old hall. This coin was struck after the emperor had died and depicts a four storey funerary pyre with the figure of the emperor in a four horse chariot on the top of it.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 395 261
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

November 1908. Field directly in front of old Hall when tree planting.
Sestertius of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: DIVUS ANTONINVS head.
Reverse: / CONSECRATIO - Pyre of four stories surmounted by figure of emperor in four horse chariot.
Struck posthumously in ?161 AD.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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. TG 32 NE 4.
---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. Ingham.
<S1>Publication: Haverfield Library Mss Notes.

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