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Record ID: NMS-1BA817
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative bow brooch with rear hook (Mackreth 2011 CD RH). Both C-sectioned wings broken, with an angled transverse groove surviving on one and possible traces of solder on the reverse, D-sectioned bow with a groove along either edge. Pin, spring, rear-hook and lower part of bow missing. Surviving width 18mm. Surviving length 23mm. Circa AD 43 - 65. Finder's reference AB436.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1B8E46
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative bow brooch with hinged pin (Mackreth 2011 CD H). Tubular wings holding corroded iron axis bar and fragment of copper alloy pin, D-sectioned bow broken before foot. Very worn with slight traces of grooves on the wings and bow. Width 35mm. Surviving length 23mm. Circa AD 50 - 150. Finder's reference AB409.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: NMS-0E2C27
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rear Hook (Mackreth, 2011, CD RH) brooch. Incomplete C-sectioned wings decorated with at least three transverse ribs, broken rear hook, triangular-sectioned bow with possible median longitudinal rib now almost complete worn away, and a shallow line along each side, with an incomplete catch-plate on the reverse. Spring and pin missing. Distorted. Width (at least, reconstructed) 40mm. Length 72mm. Circa 43 - 65 AD.
Created on: Thursday 21st January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 21st January 2016
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Record ID: NMS-4180D5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy brooch, Mackreth 2011 Knee Br 2.b2. D-shaped head with two pierced lugs on the reverse holding the spring and remains of pin, flattened D-sectioned bow tapering before a slightly expanded foot. Small catchplate broken at the fold. Completely plain. Length 29mm. Width 10.5. Mid 2nd - mid 3rd century.
Created on: Friday 18th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd January 2017
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Record ID: NMS-410C32
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated copper alloy bead, perhaps Roman. Annular, with a groove on each face around the central hole and a median rib around the outer edge. External diameter 11.5. Internal diameter 5.5mm. Thickness 6mm. Weight 2.6g. Similar examples recorded on the PAS database include NLM-045575 and NMS-946354, which have been identified tentatively and Medieval and Roman respectively.
Created on: Friday 18th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMS-2DFC87
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy openwork mount, furniture fitting or decorative grill made from thin sheet. Broken, now triangular with two surviving sides set at slightly wider than 90 degrees, slightly raised plain repouss√© border and elaborate openwork in a D-shaped panel in the surviving corner and broken across a curved panel, perhaps circular when complete. Three empty attachment holes at the edge, one in the surviving complete corner and one next to each break. The surface is mostly a bright gold colour and uncorroded as it was found in waterlogged conditions. Surviving dimensions 54 x 53m…
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-2A4F01
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Glass bead. Cylindrical, wound, opaque blue. Length 16.5mm. Diameter 7mm. Diameter of hole 2.5mm. Probably Roman, perhaps 3rd - 5th century. (See Guido,1999, 51).
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMS-28E99A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Hinged brooch (Mackreth, 2011, Type CD H 5.k.). Circular-sectioned wings with seam or groove along upper and lower face, upper part of hinged pin held by axis bar, upper part of plain oval-sectioned bow. Lower part of bow, catch-plate and most of pin missing. Traces of white metal coating. Width 47mm. Surviving length 24mm.
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMS-28B7ED
Object type: HAIR PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Roman copper alloy hair pin. Incomplete shank swollen and rectangular-sectioned at one end, circular-sectioned and tapering to a bent break at the other. No surviving head or decoration. Surviving length 63mm. Maximum width 3mm. Probably Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 17th December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-28348B
Object type: HAIR PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy hair pin. Incomplete circular-sectioned shank with complex head consisting of a knurled reel, knurled reel, bead, knurled reel, bead. Similar to Type 2 pins from Colchester (Crummy, 1981, 28 - 9). Maximum diameter of head 6mm. Length of head 18.5mm. Total surviving length 29mm. Circa 100 - 300 AD.
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMS-2810E6
Object type: HAIR PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy hair pin. Incomplete circular-sectioned shank with complex head consisting of a rectangular knop with X engraved on three faces and three intersecting lines forming a star on the fourth, a concave moulding, bead with engraved line around the base, and a small terminal knop. Similar to Type 2 pins from Colchester (Crummy, 1981, 28 - 9). Maximum diameter of head 7mm. Length of head 18mm. Total surviving length 60mm. Circa 100 - 300 AD.
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Record ID: NMS-2771C4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Ceredigion
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman hinged bow brooch. Broken, corroded and worn, with trumpet-like head and oval-sectioned bow. Catch-plate, pin, axis bar and part of head missing. The surface is powdery and cracked and may be burnt. Surviving length 47mm. Surviving width 15mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Thursday 17th December 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMS-6B8603
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rear Hook brooch (Mackreth CD RH type). C-sectioned wings the edges damaged, scar from missing rear hook, oval-sectioned bow, most of catch-plate missing, pin and spring missing. The bow is plain, the wings decorated with a pair of angled lines and knurled rib either side of the bow. Length 39mm. Width 32mm. Mid 1st century.
Created on: Tuesday 8th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 8th December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-0670DE
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One sherd Roman greyware from the neck of a narrow mouthed jar. No original edge. Relatively unabraded. Weight 21.1g. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-70E9A5
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman greyware jar rim sherd. Weight 14.8g. Original diameter circa 120mm. Mid 1st - 4th century AD.
Created on: Thursday 26th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 26th November 2015
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Record ID: NMS-102704
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Summary: Solidi: Constantius II AD 337-61, 4 (2 x Trier, 1x Aquileia, 1 x Thessalonica); Constans AD 337-50, 1 (Thessalonica); Decentius AD 351-3, 1 (Trier); Jovian AD 363-4, 1 (Constantinople); Valentinian I, joint reign with Valens, AD 364-7, 1 (Sirmium). Siliquae: Constantius II AD 337-61, 40 (19 x Lyon, 20 x Arles, 1 x irregular); Julian Caesar AD 355-60, 8 (Arles); Julian Augustus AD 360-3, 79 (13 x Trier, 23 x Lyon, 29 x Arles, 14 x irregular); Valens, joint reign with Valentinian I AD 364-7, 1 (Lyon) CATALOGUE Solidi (9) Trier (3) 1. Decentius, reverse VICTORIA CAES LIB ROMAN…
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Norfolk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-0134FD
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy furniture fitting, perhaps a casket or box mount. Hollow backed, circular stud with the lion's face in high relief, with grooves defining the mouth and snout, and details of the eyes. The outer flange is engraved with radiating lines representing the mane around rounded ears. The reverse of the mount is filled with white metal and a central corroded iron shank. Diameter 25mm. Height 13mm. For similar examples see NMS-DB80B4, and an example from Skeleton Green, Hertfordshire (Partridge, 1981, 314, fig.119a). Circa 43 - 150 AD.
Created on: Monday 21st September 2015
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scarning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7333DC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy brooch, Mackreth (2011) CD RH type. C-sectioned wings, elaborately moulded with plain narrow ribs, knurled ribs and concave mouldings, the end of one missing, with corrosion probably from solder on the rear of both. The rear hook, spring and pin are missing. Trapezoidal-sectioned bow with three median longitudinal grooves with short transverse dashes arranged alternately to give the impression of two zigzag lines. The openwork catch-plate is broken across two apertures almost flush with the rear of the bow, and the tip of the foot is missing. There are traces of tin…
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: NMS-7230CC
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy tweezers. One arm only, broken across the loop, expanding smoothly to the slightly in-turned blade, decorated with a groove following each edge. Now bent. Surviving length 58mm. Width at blade 6mm. Width at loop 2.5mm.
Created on: Friday 21st August 2015
Last updated: Friday 21st August 2015
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Record ID: NMS-9D9633
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver finger ring of Henig Type II. D-sectioned hoop expanding smoothly from the rear through the shoulders to form the slightly flattened bezel set with an oval carnelian intaglio depicting a standing figure facing (in impression) right. Hardened dirt or corrosion product fill part of the engraving. Width of bezel 8mm. Height of hoop 18mm. Width of hoop 21mm. Weight 3.9g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 7th December 2015
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Record ID: NMS-E26174
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Completely corroded Roman coin, probably originally an as or dupondius of the late 1st or 2nd century AD although a large reformed nummus of c.297-305, is possible, diameter 26mm thickness 1.5mm, weight 4.8g,
Created on: Tuesday 21st July 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-295F67
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Trumpet brooch (Mackreth 2011 type TR). Single loop broken, pin and spring missing, sub-oval-sectioned bow with half-round moulding, broken before catch-plate. Extremely worn and bent. Surviving length 32mm. 1st - 2nd century.
Created on: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-284753
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rear Hook brooch (Mackreth 2011 type CD RH). C-sectioned wings, broken rear hook, slight crest at top of D-sectioned bow with a groove along each edge fading before the break. Spring, pin, and lower part of bow missing. Width 22mm. Surviving length 25mm.
Created on: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DC4BF9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD PH (Colchester Derivative Polden Hill). Flat wings, the end-plates missing except for one disconnected fragment attached to the spring, copper alloy axis bar held by central pierced lug, chord held by pierced crest on the head. D-sectioned bow tapering to a worn broken point shortly after the head. Spring with four coils, pin missing. Surviving length 19.5mm. Surviving width 16mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 13th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-DBDE7E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD RH (Colchester Derivative Rear Hook). C-sectioned wings with iron corrosion on the reverse, broken hook. D-sectioned bow, the upper surface faceted four times, scar from missing catch-plate on reverse, pin missing. Length 40mm. Width of wings 21mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DBC34E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD H (Colchester Derivative Hinged). Circular-sectioned enclosed wings with damaged open terminals, filled with iron corrosion from the axis bar, with slot retaining the stub of the broken copper alloy pin. D-sectioned bow with a shallow groove either side of a median rib. Lower part of brooch and pin missing. Surviving length 18mm. Width of wings 27mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DBADA7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD H (Colchester Derivative Hinged). Circular-sectioned enclosed wings decorated with a single angled line, with damaged open terminals, filled with iron corrosion from the axis bar, with slot for (missing) pin. D-sectioned bow with three deep grooves, the outer grooves tapering towards the break. Lower part of brooch and pin missing. Surviving length 21mm. Width of wings 24mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DABAC3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy foot from Roman bow brooch. Incomplete cast openwork triangular catch-plate broken at the fold and across the openwork. The oval-sectioned bow is very abraded. Upper parts of brooch and pin missing. Surviving length 36mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-5C0121
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eight gold, silver and bronze coins. Iron Age and Roman. Four coins found subsequently and probably addenda to this group are listed afterwards. 1. A Gallo-Belgic Broad Flan gold stater, Left type attributed to the Bellovaci, weight 7.37g, 2nd century BC/ early 1st century BC (ABC 4) 2. Pale, base gold South Ferriby stater, Corieltauvian, so-called Wheel type, weight 3.18g, late 1st century BC/ early 1st century AD (ABC 1749 / BMC 3180) 3 and 4. Silver units (2), both Icenian Patter-horse types, originally stuck together but now separated, total weight 1.53g, late 1st century…
Created on: Wednesday 27th May 2015
Last updated: Monday 13th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North West Norfolk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-B5C2DA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pierced denarius of Domitian, reverse TR P COS VII DES VIII P P, Dolphin on anchor, weight 2.38g, pierced at 12 o'clock (obverse), there appear to be casting seams around the edge and this is presumably a cast copy of what might best be termed 'white metal', the original dates to AD81
Created on: Tuesday 19th May 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 17th February 2016
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Record ID: NMS-B6A4F4
Object type: INTAGLIO
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman intaglio. Oval carnelian with flat upper face and bevelled edges on the reverse, with a thin rectangular-sectioned gold band around the edge. The upper face is engraved with a naked male standing figure facing left holding stems of corn in his left hand, and an unidentified object is his right, with drapery falling from his left arm. SECVND INI is engraved on the left edge of the gem in retrograde, the N and D ligatured. Measuring 13 x 10mm. Thickness 2mm. Weight 0.5g. 43 - 410 AD.
Created on: Thursday 7th May 2015
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Billingford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E362FA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete silver developed crossbow brooch of Bayley and Butcher (2004) type T192. The crossbar, axis bar and pin are missing, broken at the end of the highly arched pentagonal-sectioned bow. The bow becomes abruptly circular-sectioned with a collar before the foot-plate, which is straight sided, bevelled on either edge with a single transverse rib and a pair of ribs at the upper end and two pairs of transverse ribs at the lower end. The sides of the sheath catch-plate have broken flush with the reverse of foot, with only the blunt terminal of the catch-plate surviving. The upper …
Created on: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Last updated: Monday 5th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grimston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-788C89
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of gold sheet from an unidentified object. The sheet is folded forming a front and back-plate the edges of which are torn, except for the lower edge of the back-plate which appears neatly cut, and the straight folded edge. The front-plate is decorated with a row of stamped dots above a row of repouss√© pellets parallel with the folded edge, the lower edge possibly torn along a third row of pellets or dots. Surviving dimensions 12 x 7mm. Weight 0.4g. Although ancient (over 300 years old) the decoration would be consistent with a Bronze Age, Roman or Early Medieval date, and…
Created on: Friday 10th April 2015
Last updated: Monday 21st December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foulsham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-3C570A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pierced silver siliqua of Gratian, reverse VIRTVS ROMANORVM type, mintmark and further details illegible, slightly clipped and with relatively wide (2-3mm) piercing near edge (which has worn through) between 2 and 3 o'clock (obverse), weight 1.22g, AD378-83 The worn piercing shows that this coin has been reused as a pendant and thus qualifies at an item of Treasure. It is quite worn but not excessively so. The reuse as a pendant probably belongs to the 5th century although a late Roman reuse cannot be ruled out.
Created on: Tuesday 7th April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 21st July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foulsham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E7304A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman penannular silver finger ring of Johns' (1996, 45) Type Bii. Rectangular-sectioned at the rear of the hoop, becoming D-sectioned as it expands to form highly stylised oval snake head terminals with a slight flange around the edge. There are no other details on the heads. Now squashed with one terminal under the other. Width of bezel 6mm. Width at least 17mm. Weight 2.2g.. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 4th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Northrepps', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DDE7CD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete silver finger ring. Broken, the rear of the hoop missing, swelling smoothly from the narrow, oval-sectioned breaks through the shoulders to form the bezel which is undefined and undecorated except for a slightly flattened centre. The lack of diagnostic features makes dating difficult, but the form would be consistent with Roman finger rings, although a post-medieval date is also possible. Width of hoop 22mm. Width of bezel 7mm. Weight 3.7g. Field JH2
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-DDAFA3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver finger ring of Henig Type II. D-sectioned hoop expanding smoothly from the rear through the shoulders and around an empty oval setting to form the bezel. The bezel is slightly flattened. Part of one side of the bezel and setting is missing. Width of bezel 9mm. Height of hoop 18.5mm. Width of hoop 23mm. Weight 5.9g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roudham and Larling', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DC362C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of silver Roman finger ring in the form of a stylised snakes head, broken at the narrow circular-sectioned neck. The head is oval, flat on the reverse, convex on the upper face, with ribs and pellets indicating details, now very abstract. Possibly Johns (1996) Type B iv. Surviving length 14mm. Width 8.5mm. Thickness 3.5mm. Weight 1.0g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-DBC159
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman silver finger ring of Henig type II. D-sectioned, oval hoop expanding smoothly from the narrow reverse through the shoulders and around an empty oval setting to form the bezel. The rear of the hoop is slightly distorted and a small section of the edge of the setting is missing. Width of bezel 9.5mm. Height of hoop 18mm. Width of hoop 23mm. Weight 4.4g. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Thursday 20th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
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Record ID: NMS-8C60F8
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bone pin, bodkin or toilet article, probably Roman, perhaps post-medieval. Sub-oval sectioned shaft, straight-sided before tapering smoothly for just under half its length to a broken tip. The head, which is crudely finished, is formed from (from the shaft up) a bi-conical moulding, a flanged moulding, a thinned sub-rectangular panel tapering at the upper end before a thicker sub-triangular or shield-shaped panel (point upwards), terminating in a large circular loop. There are file marks over much of the shaft and head. Length 151mm. Maximum width 12mm. Maximum thickness 7mm. Th…
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 23rd October 2014
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Record ID: NMS-FA646F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy hinged Colchester Derivative (dolphin) brooch. Circular-sectioned wings open at either end with traces of iron corrosion from the axis bar, stub of broken pin protrudes from the slot, incomplete sub-rectangular sectioned bow, the foot missing. The brooch is worn and corroded with no trace of any decoration except for a curved groove on the upper face separating the start of the bow from the wings. Width 45mm. Surviving length 38mm. Circa 55 - 80 AD.
Created on: Thursday 16th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 16th October 2014
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Record ID: NMS-A110C4
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two small sherds of slightly sandy, reduced pottery. Possibly Roman greyware. One body sherd and one shoulder, non-joining. Abraded breaks. Weight 4.6g.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
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Record ID: NMS-69CEAF
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman silver finger ring. D-sectioned band with slight internal median arris, widening and thickening smoothly from the rear of the hoop to the front. There is a narrow moulding at either edge of the band on slightly less than half of the upper face of the ring either side of the otherwise undefined shoulders and bezel. External diameter 16mm. Internal diameter 11.5mm. Maximum width 5mm. Maximum thickness 3mm. Weight 1.9g. The simplicity of the ring makes close dating difficult.
Created on: Wednesday 16th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 20th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near King's Lynn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-3023A7
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unidentified object. Copper alloy flat disc stamped on one face with 12 triangles in a circle, points facing inwards, around a very slightly raised circular moulding around a central rectangular hole. Plain on the reverse. There is a very small amount of possible decayed enamel on one triangle. The edges of the disc are certainly complete around most of the circumference but there are abraded patches which may be breaks. Diameter 20mm. Thickness 1.5mm. Weight 2.76g. Probably Roman, perhaps part of a brooch. See for example Hattatt, 2000, 351, fig.210, no.1062. Also similar to a button…
Created on: Thursday 19th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1CD0DD
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy cosmetic mortar. Circilar end loop, plain bow with slightly concave upper face, with a shallow, U-shaped groove and collared knobbed terminal. Length 50mm. Width 10mm. Maximum depth of bow 14mm. Weight 18.6g. For a similar broadly example see NMS-6AD275. Circa 43 - 300AD.
Created on: Wednesday 18th June 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-0197E8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch. C-sectioned wings with concave mouldings and damaged ends, triangular-sectioned bow with slightly concave sides and a median longitudinal groove. Only the stub of the catch-plate survives. The reverse of the wings are partially filled with corroded iron, with iron corrosion cover parts of the surface on the front and back of the wings and bow and on either side of the catch-plate. The surface is corroded and pitted. Pin missing. Surviving length 40mm. Surviving width 23mm.
Created on: Tuesday 17th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 17th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-865B3E
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Four base silver radiates fused together in a pile. Given this feature they clearly entered the ground in a similar position and, since they are of base silver, they furnish a case of Treasure. The only legible portions are provided by the face visible at each end of the pile, an obverse of Postumus from his Principal Mint and another of Gallienus from the Gallic Mint operating in the late 250s (with a GALLIENVS.P.F.AVG legend, radiate and cuirassed bust right). Both coins are in sharp condition with little wear and the loss or deposition most probably occurred in the 260s. Three m…
Created on: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-61462C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probably the arched bow-section of a Roman crossbow brooch. Consisting of a triangular-sectioned curved copper alloy bar with the flat edge on the outside of the curve and the inner edge slightly rounded. There are ancient transverse breaks at both ends, one of which narrows from the outer face in a sharp curve before the break. Surviving length 48mm. Thickness 7mm. Width of bar 12.5mm. 3rd-4th century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 28th May 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-59B829
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy furniture fitting or possibly a lock pin. A corroded and broken rectangular-sectioned shank with a circular-sectioned terminal consisting of a double-moulded collar, before tapering towards a collared, rounded knop at the apex. Total surviving length 41mm. Terminal length 22mm, diameter 9mm. Shank at most complete point 5 x 8mm. For more complete and possibly similar objects see Crummy (1983, 125, fig.137, no.4142 and 4143). For similar terminals see IOW-FE3FC4 and NMS-999FA6 / HER58008.
Created on: Wednesday 28th May 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-592B4D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch. Extremely worn and corroded fragment of sprung brooch consisting of one short, pointed wing concave of the reverse and the upper part of the D-sectioned bow. Spring, pin, one wing and lower part of bow missing. Width (reconstructed) at least 26mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 28th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 28th May 2014
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Record ID: NMS-66B9D2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Langton Down type brooch. Cylindrical wings enclose the remains of the spring with slot for (missing) pin. The upper part of the bow at the join with the wings is convex. Bow decorated with multiple longitudinal grooves and ribs. Lower half of bow and catch-plate missing. Surviving width 24mm. Surviving length 31mm. See Hattatt (2000, 306, fig.165, nos.269, 770 and 769) for similar examples.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: NMS-065376
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman 'Brancaster type' gold finger ring. Flattened D-sectioned band expanding smoothly to two integral transverse projections which support the separate soldered, engraved rectangular bezel, leaving a transverse rectangular aperture below. The bezel is now slightly distorted at an angle to the band. Internal diameter 13 - 15mm. External width 19mm. Height 18mm. Bezel 7 x 7mm. Weight 3.7g. 4th - early 5th century AD. The intaglio inscription, in three lines, reads (in impression) DOM/NICA/VIVA[S], translating as 'Long life to you, Domnica (or Dominica)'. The name Domnica is attested …
Created on: Monday 24th March 2014
Last updated: Monday 22nd July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Fakenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-04B7F4
Object type: STUD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or Post-medieval copper alloy stud or mount. Domed, with six pointed foils separated by deep grooves and an integral rectangular-sectioned attachmetn spike on the reverse. Diameter 24mm. Height (excluding spike) 7mm. Including spike 15.5mm. c.1300 - 1700. See KENT-24E093 and aIOW-1F5D54 for broadly similar examples.
Created on: Monday 24th March 2014
Last updated: Monday 24th March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-C12188
Object type: NAIL CLEANER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman nail cleaner. Leaf-shaped blade tapering gradually to points, with a suspension loop in the same plane as the blade. Flat-sectioned and undecorated. Length 50.5mm. Maximum width 7mm. Thicknes 2mm.
Created on: Friday 21st March 2014
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-C027E4
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of an unidentified copper alloy Roman object. Rectangular-sectioned trefoil projection (one small central foil with a longer, downward curving foil to either side) on the outside of an originally circular frame almost all of which is missing. For a more complete but still unidentified example, see BH-88BC87. Perhaps part of an elaborate key handle. Width (from outside edge of projection to inside edge of frame) 18mm. Thickness 4mm. Width of projection (tip to tip of side foils) 17mm.
Created on: Friday 21st March 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th January 2016
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Record ID: NMS-5F5130
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unidentified Roman copper alloy object, possibly a furniture fitting, mount or brooch. Now sub-circular, the edges damaged with probably no original edge surviving, slightly convex on the reverse with a central shallow blind hole. On the front face is a circular rib in high relief, the surface concave internally, with a large central pellet. Maximum surviving diameter 32mm. Thickness 6mm.
Created on: Thursday 20th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 20th March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-91E7A6
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two very worn body sherds of Roman pottery, one Greyware and one buff coloured with small sparse orange / red inclusions. 10g. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th January 2014
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Record ID: NMS-951B73
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five body sherds of Roman greyware, breaks varying from recent to very worn. Weighing 7.29g. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Friday 17th January 2014
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Record ID: NMS-084F13
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy handle from unidentified implement. Sub-rectangular sectioned with bevelled corners, swelling from a double moulded collar at one end and a triple moulded collar at the other to an off-centre double-ribbed moulding. The handle is hollow with a rectangular aperture forming a slot through the collar at one end and a smaller rectangular aperture at the other to accommodate the tange of a missing, probably double-ended iron tool, although no trace of iron corrosion survives. Length 60mm. Maximum width 12 x 10mm.
Created on: Tuesday 17th December 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 17th December 2014
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Record ID: NMS-F11966
Object type: WASTE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probably Roman fragment of blown glass working waste, perhaps 3rd - 4th century based on colour alone.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 11th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke Holy Cross', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-88DBA4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Described from photographs. Elaborate cast looped handle attachment for a vessel: a female bust in high relief with centre-parted hairstyle with grooves and / or ribs indicating the hair, and simple facial features consisting of oval eyes (possibly with pellets), raised nose, and a single groove forming the smiling mouth. A collar or ruff with a zig-zag line runs under the chin and meets the hair on either side. Above the head is a loop for the handle, and to either side a convex, pointed projection. Below the collar is a large flange formed from 9 foils separated by grooves. The f…
Created on: Wednesday 11th December 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 11th December 2013
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Record ID: NMS-8B0FA3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Irregular copper alloy nummus, House of Constantine, mule with an VRBS ROMA obverse, reverse Victory on prow, diameter 13mm, weight 0.69g, c.AD330-48 Finder's reference number: 11.
Created on: Friday 29th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: NMS-8B0444
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Irregular copper alloy radiate or nummus, irregular shape, further details illegible, c.AD260-378. Finder's reference number: 15.
Created on: Friday 29th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: NMS-8AE535
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy radiate of Victorinus, Mint I, reverse PAX AVG, mintmark V/[star over branch], AD269-71 Finder's reference number: 13.
Created on: Friday 29th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: NMS-4A7A64
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet derivative type brooch. The head, wings and pin are missing, the bow double moulded above and below an expanded rectangular plate with two deep transverse grooves between which are four rectangular cells filled alternately with red and blue enale. The expanded foot has three triangular cells, the upper cell filled with red enamel, the lower two with blue. On the reverse is an incomplete catch-plate. Surviving length 34mm. Surviving width 12mm. See an almost identical, complete example in Hattatt (2002, 330, fig.189, no.989). 1st - 2nd century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 26th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 27th November 2013
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Record ID: NMS-8C6931
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Tiny, very worn fragment of copper alloy Roman bow brooch. C-sectioned wings with no original edge surviving and a short section of the D-sectioned bow now worn to a point only. Most of bow, catch-plate, spring and pin missing. 1st - 2nd century AD. Surviving length 10mm. Surviving width 13mm.
Created on: Tuesday 5th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 5th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North West Norfolk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-FE8952
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy casket mount or binding strip, highly corroded. Transverse and angled mouldings at either end of a section of triangular-sectioned bar, broken accross a rivet hole at one end, with a flat-sectioned terminal with two rivet holes at the other. Slight traces of gilding survive on the otherwise corroded surface. Surviving length 65mm. Width 10mm. 12th - 14th century.
Created on: Thursday 17th October 2013
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2015
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Record ID: NMS-FE2CF5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Extremely worn and corroded fragemnt of copper alloy Roman bow brooch. Wings missing, reverse of head slightly concave, spring and pin missing, shallow D-sectioned bow, lower half of bow and catch-plate missing. Breaks ancient. Surviving length 22mm Probably 1st century AD.
Created on: Thursday 17th October 2013
Last updated: Thursday 17th October 2013
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Record ID: NMS-FD87B3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch. Undecorated C-sectioned wings, triangular-sectioned bow with concve sides and flat upper face, with a median ridge at the upper end. Almost complete triangular catch-plate with triangular aperture. Blunt-ended foot. Double pierced lug retains the spring with four coils on one side and five on the other. Pin missing. 1st century AD. Length 36mm. Width 23mm.
Created on: Thursday 17th October 2013
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2015
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Record ID: NMS-BFEEA4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman gold finger ring. Flat-sectioned band expanding smoothly from the rear to the bezel with a separate strip of gold soldered to form an oval setting for a cabouchon stone, probably garnet, which appears black in daylight, but red under strong light. The ring is complete but distorted. Mid - late Roman, 200 - 400 AD. Width at bezel 7.5mm. Weight 4.6g. Original external diameter (estimated) 16mm. For similar rings with flat, expanding bands and separate settings or bezels, see FAPJW-AB59E5, LIN-22EEF2 and NCL-772344.
Created on: Monday 14th October 2013
Last updated: Monday 20th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Ellingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-070AB3
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy scabbard slide. D-sectioned bridge, slightly concave on the reverse, with narrow, damaged flange along either side and the narrow lower end, cast in a rightangle at the upper end after which the slide is broken across a narrowing. Both upper and lower terminals are missing. See James (2010, 152, fig.89, no.533 - 543 and 545) for broadly similar examples. Surviving length 65mm. Width 11mm. Thickness 5.5mm. 3rd - 4th century. Find V.
Created on: Wednesday 11th September 2013
Last updated: Friday 13th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DCB354
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman greyware. One fragment of jar / bowl rim (not enough survives to estimate original diameter) and one base sherd. 37.3g. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Monday 9th September 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th January 2014
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Record ID: NMS-E13086
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of cast unidentified object, perhaps a harness fitting, shield-shaped, the short straight edge is a break across a hollow-backed longitudinal arris, the sides curve and taper to the pointed surviving end which kicks forward and has a globular knop on the terminal and an integral perforated lug on the reverse. 13 x at least 23mm.
Created on: Wednesday 28th August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 28th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Watton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DF3A72
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy S-shaped plate brooch, pin, spring and part of catchplate missing. The moulded terminals are filed into trefoils. Deep V-shaped notch in the base of the single pin lug. The high and short catchplate is of a type found on some Knee brooches, e.g. Hattatt nos. 1227-8, and plate brooches, e.g. ibid. nos. 1622-6. 33 x 17mm. 2nd - 3rd century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 23rd June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-4C1700
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman, possible pendant or toilet implement (perhaps a nail cleaner), disproportional large collared loop at one end of oval-sectioned shank, splayed flat-sectioned terminal. Length 33mm. Diameter of loop 14mm.
Created on: Wednesday 21st August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 21st August 2013
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Record ID: NMS-4892B4
Object type: BELL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bell with lozengiform cannon, remains of iron crown staple and seven triangular apertures in side. Slightly squashed. Cf. examples from Beachamwell (HER 25476), Bradenham (HER 31358), Great Dunham (HER 45401), and two bells dated on the PAS website to the Roman period, from Newport, Essex (ESS-954081) and Brill, Buckinghamshire (BUC-F532E5), but also to others on the website which are dated to the Late Saxon period, e.g. examples from Chippenham, Cambridgeshire (SF-2C7AE4), Barham, Suffolk (SF-4A8FA1), Paulespury, Northamptonshire (NARC-D9C172) and West Clandon, Su…
Created on: Wednesday 21st August 2013
Last updated: Friday 8th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-3642B6
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of probably military harness pendant, upper end with rounded shoulders, face with vertical median panel decorated with engraved bordering lines and ending in twin loops at apex containing corroded iron pin for suspension, lower end missing, 17 x at least 21mm. Date uncertain.
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mattishall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-341287
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman - Early Saxon copper alloy propeller-shaped military belt stiffener, twin perforations in both sub-triangular ends (one contains a copper alloy rivet), oval expansion in the centre decorated with a double ring-and-dot. The outside edges are chamfered with some damage at both ends. Length 42mm. Width 18mm. 4th century (Clarke 1979, 285), but such objects occur in Early Anglo-Saxon contexts (Macgregor and Bolick 1993, 210 and 212, cat. nos. 36.8 and 9).
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 20th August 2013
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Record ID: NMS-3357D5
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy key handle, broken at springing of missing tubular shank, remains of openwork quatrefoil bow with keyhole-shaped perforations radiating from the centre, outside edge of outer foil missing (worn and broken). Measuring at least 44 x 34mm. Cf. an example from North Walsham (Norfolk HER 53877) and the very similar LANCUM-182B26.
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Friday 19th July 2019
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Record ID: NMS-245A03
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy amphora-shaped military strap-end, upper end missing, broken above flanking peltate or 'kidney-shaped' handles with flanking projections above and below, which represent the crescents that usually replace handles on narrow British-made amphora types. The body is decorated on one face with a vertical median line of multiple c-shaped stamps, the other face is decorated with a fine vertical median line of incised rocker-arm that bisects three chevrons formed by flanking pairs of fine oblique rocker-arm lines. Width 19.5. Length greater than 55mm. Thickness 3mm. Cf…
Created on: Monday 19th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 19th August 2013
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Record ID: NMS-242310
Object type: RAZOR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy razor or spatula handle cast in the form of a bust of Minerva. The stylised figure wears a high Corinthian helmet with a large crest. She is depicted draped, wearing the aegis, a protective garment covering her shoulders and upper body with transverse lines and ribs on her chest and lower body above a break across the split base. 13 x at least 54mm.
Created on: Monday 19th August 2013
Last updated: Friday 25th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Dereham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-23E326
Object type: RAZOR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman fragment of a handle from a folding razor, comprising a collar with perforation for missing hinge-pin and twin flanking transverse ribs, and two broken stumps at on end where the missing openwork dog seizing hare motif has been broken-off, groove in flat base for missing iron blade, at least 18 x 15mm. Cf. Gregory EAA 53, 131-2, fig.117, no.19.0 3rd-4th century.
Created on: Monday 19th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 19th August 2013
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Record ID: NMS-225348
Object type: RAZOR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman incomplete small razor or knife, blade with curved cutting edge, point missing, straight flat-backed with regularly spaced transverse engraved lines. There are twin engraved lines on both faces of the blade bordering the straight vertical edge below springing of a sub-rectangular sectioned handle, broken before terminal and with both upper angles faceted with multiple incised oblique lines, end of handle missing. Dark green patina (pitted on both sides of the blade). Length: at least 37mm Width: 14mm Thickness of blade: 2.5mm. Cf. PAS database HAMP3381. Not closely datable.
Created on: Monday 19th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 19th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Morely', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E32FB0
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy furniture fitting. Circular, flared sides, upper face recessed around a concial central projection with blind hole in the apex. Corroded iron protrudes from the base. Diameter 26mm. Height (excluding iron) 13mm. See NMS-FE3971 for a similar example.
Created on: Friday 16th August 2013
Last updated: Friday 13th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-39A513
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Roman object, perhaps an unusual button-and-loop fastener, handle, or unidentified object. Rectangular boss, flat on the reverse, with cusped or concave sides rising to form a central rectangular socket which is now partially filled by iron corrosion. The upper edges of the socket are broken. Projecting from the side and reverse of one short edge is a short, rounded projection, perhaps broken on the underside, which may represent the remains of the shank of a button-and-loop fastener. There are no apparent breaks or scars on any of the other edges, so this does…
Created on: Thursday 8th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-34DE95
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible Late Roman unusual amphora-shaped strap-end, or unidentified object. Consisting of a flat-sectioned plate (now triangular) with a straight, original edge uppermost, and a single circular piercing (probably a rivet hole) at the point of the triangle, after which the plate begins to expand shortly before a transverse break (at the neck, if a strap-end). To either side of the plate there are projections forming a triangular aperture above an oval or circular aperture or loop, all of which are broken. The more complete loop or projection terminates in, or is broken accross, a pos…
Created on: Thursday 8th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-264976
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of copper alloy bracelet. Flat-sectioned, broken at one end, narrowing to blunt hook at the other. Decorated with a transverse line before a ring-and-dot with beaded borders deffined on their inner edge by longitudinal lines. Width 6mm. 3rd - 4th century.
Created on: Wednesday 7th August 2013
Last updated: Thursday 24th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-246892
Object type: STEELYARD WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman lead steelyard weight. Bi-conical with corroded iron protruding from top. Height 30mm. Diameter 34mm. Weight 148.4g / 2290gn.
Created on: Wednesday 7th August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 7th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-403E33
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy brooch. Triple-stepped lozengiform plate with wide flange around the edge with a pair of rounded knops at either end and to each side. Single pin-lug retaining fragment of copper alloy pin and incomplete rectangular catch-plate on the reverse. Length 27 x 14mm. 2nd century AD.
Created on: Monday 15th July 2013
Last updated: Monday 15th July 2013
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Record ID: NMS-EB64B8
Object type: NECKLACE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman flat, gold openwork link or part of clasp, probably from a necklace or similar item of jewellery. Formed from rectangular-sectioned cut strips of gold, an originally oval or circular frame around three pelta-shaped strips arranged with curved backs meeting in the centre and spiralled ends touching the frame. There is a circular suspension loop on the outside of the frame at one end retaining a fragment of knotted circular-sectioned wire, and a broken loop at the opposite end. Surviving length 17mm. Surviving width 10mm. Thickness 1mm. Weight 0.6g. See a rectangular link wi…
Created on: Thursday 11th July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 5th March 2015
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Record ID: NMS-3EF493
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Marham, Norfolk 14 copper alloy radiates of Carausius (7) and Allectus (7). Catalogue Carausius IMP CARAV[...], Radiate, cuirassed bust right. Reverse [...], female, perhaps Pax with transverse sceptre, left. Mintmark and further details illegible, weight 2.07g IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right. Reverse PAX AVG, Pax standing left with transverse sceptre, London, mintmark S/P//MLXXI, weight 4.26g IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust. Reverse IOVI[...], Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt and sceptre, mintmark S/P//[...], …
Created on: Wednesday 3rd July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-96FCA0
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unidentified copper alloy object or button. Rectangular head, rectangular-sectioned, with off-centre integral flat-sectioned rectangular shank or tab on the reverse, possibly broken across a piercing. The reverse is heavily pitted, the sides slightly pitted, the front face heavily silvered or tinned with a central lozengiform cell filled with decayed enamel or opaque glass, now pale buff coloured, with 8 tiny black pieces of glass arranged in a central cheuquered pattern. Measuring 12 x 12mm. Thickness 3mm. Height (including tab) 7mm. No close paralell has been found. Similar to l…
Created on: Tuesday 25th June 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 6th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-18E587
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy sestertius of uncertain Antonine emperor, very corroded and further details illegible, diameter 27.5mm, AD138-92.
Created on: Wednesday 19th June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: NMS-1EE5D8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy dolphin brooch. Incomplete c-sectioned wings with knurled ribs, broken hook, D-sectioned bow with a pair of grooves either side of a wide median longitudinal rib. Foot, catch-plate and pin missing. Surviving length 26mm. Survioving width 16mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Friday 7th June 2013
Last updated: Friday 7th June 2013
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Record ID: NMS-0A5296
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy plate brooch. Oval plate with an inner and outer raised rib around a central setting containing a pointed oval dark brown or black glass stone, the glass cracked and with a chip missing. The fields between the ribs are filled with pairs of tiny stamped lines with an annulet at each end. On the reverse is a broken pin-lug and complete but squashed rectangular catch-plate. The pin is missing. The front of the brooch is gilded and the reverse tinned. Length 33mm. Width 26mm. Height (including glass but excluding pin-lug and catch-plate 8mm. For similar examples see…
Created on: Thursday 6th June 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 9th July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rougham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-4C2D30
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Transect 3/4. Roman greyware, 6 abraded body sherds, 17.0g. Mid 1st - 4th century. Roman Nene Valley colour coated ware body sherd, 2.4g. 3rd - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2013
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Record ID: NMS-4C1F67
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman greyware. One rim sherd from 'dog dish', 3rd - 4th century. Three abraded body sherds, mid 1st - 4th century. 21.6g. Mid 1st - 4th century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2013
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Record ID: NMS-4C1001
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Transect 11/12. Two body sherds Roman greyware, 9.3g. Mid 1st - 4th century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2013
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Record ID: NMS-4C0693
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Transect 7/8. One body sherd and one jar rim recessed for a lid of Roman greyware, 15.9g. Mid 1st - 4th century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2013
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Record ID: NMS-4BFDB7
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Transect 13/14. One body sherd Roman greyware, 6.3g. Mid 1st - 4th century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2013
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