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Record ID: NMS-F17A11
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman Colchester two-piece type brooch. Undecorated C-sectioned wings, double pierced lug retaining axial bar and spring with eight coils, pin missing. Bow with prominant median longitudinal rib with wide flange to either side tapering only slightly to blunt-ended foot with complete triangular catch-plate on reverse.1st century AD. Width 18mm. Length 35mm.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2012
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Record ID: NMS-F1BCD7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman Langton Down brooch. Broken cylindrical spring cover completely filled with corroded iron, incomplete trinagular-sectioned bow with median longitudinal rib, foot, catch-plate and spring missing. Surviving width 25mm. Length 29mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2012
Last updated: Thursday 21st February 2013
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Record ID: NMS-A03942
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy Bow-and-fantail brooch. There is a cast head loop, and short tubular wings enclose the axis bar. There is a fragment of the copper alloy pin. There are slight traces of vertical grooves on the bow which expands towards the break where most of what would have been a triangular fantail and catch-plate are missing. , 16 x 29mm. This brooch can be dated from the second half of the 1st century into the mid 2nd century.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2004
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A0A7F5
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Romano-British fragment of copper alloy pendant, suspension-loop butted together on reverse, twin oblique incised lines on shoulders of heart-shaped plate, terminal missing, 22 x (at least) 28mm. Cf. Bishop and Coulston (1993), fig.112, nos.14 and 16. 3rd century AD.
Created on: Friday 30th July 2004
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A67480
Object type: PIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy pin which is 30mm in length and is likely to have been used in furniture upholstery. It has a globular head with a diameter of 8mm, a short sub-rectangular sectioned shank. Similar examples have been found at Colchester (Crummy 1983, fig.116).
Created on: Friday 30th July 2004
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Narford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-97B234
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper alloy Trumpet brooch. Both ends are missing. The oval-sectioned bow is very corroded has the damaged remains of an acanthus moulding at its centre. There is a vertical scar from the missing catch-plate on the back. The fragment is 33mm long and has a maximum width of 7mm.
Created on: Friday 11th June 2004
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Breckland, Norfolk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-CED6E6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of P-shaped or crossbow brooch. Broken at both ends. Lower bow of flat 'D' section ending with a single engraved transverse line above a pair of side notches, the footplate decorated with a pair of side notches, transverse line and another pair of side notches at the break. The catchplate does not survive. It is evidenced by a small broken backwards projection on the footplate, below which all of that side of the plate is missing. A rather flimsy example. Length 19mm, width 4mm. Weight 0.62g. 3rd - 4th century.
Created on: Thursday 3rd January 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Walton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-CF7725
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete silver finger ring. Most of D-sectioned (3 x 1mm), parallel-sided hoop is missing. The circular bezel (diameter 6.5mm) is cast integrally with, but is set on the outer surface of, the hoop. Its surface is flat and undecorated apart from a number of randomly distributed pecked impressions. On both sides of the bezel the hoop is decorated with three moulded grooves (3mm in length). Internal diameter c. 20mm, weighing 1.3g. This ring was reported as possible treasure under the Treasure Act 1996 and subsquently returned to the finder after being disclaimed as treasure.
Created on: Thursday 3rd January 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mid Norfolk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E204C6
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure report by Adrian Marsden: A hoard of cu alloy objects found in close association with one another and very close to a radiate imitation manufacturer's hoard found in November 2004 (see file). These comprise two RB bracelets and 10 sestertii of the second century. The coins, where condition at deposition can be ascertained, were all heavily worn, suggesting a mid-third century date. This suggests that both bracelets and coins were intended for melting down to produce radiate imitations, a theory made more likely by the fact that one sestertius appears to have had pieces cut fr…
Created on: Friday 4th January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 12th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Winch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-21A737
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of silver finger ring. D-sectioned hoop expanding slightly to the shoulder with two cast indentations creating slightly hunched shoulder. A fragment of the round or oval bezel inset for a (missing) stone survives. Bezel 10mm wide.
Created on: Monday 7th January 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Thetford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-25B0D0
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a silver Roman finger ring, bezel missing, broken against transverse knurled rib on shoulder, flattened D-sectioned band tapers to break at centre of base. This object was reported as possible treasure under the Treasure Act 1996 and subsequently returned to the finder after being disclaimed as treasure.
Created on: Monday 7th January 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Colkirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-366083
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Head of silver crossbow brooch with stub of narrow trapezoidal section bow. The side knobs are pinecone shaped, the upper knob more globular below an elongated finial, and there is a pair of rib mouldings before each knob. The cross arm is of hexagonal section. Iron axis bar. Keller Type 1 and Pröttel Type 1 (Swift 2000, 14). Date: Late 3rd - early 4th century. Dimensions: Width at cross arm 47mm. Weight 20.31g. The age and precious metal content of this item therefore qualify it as treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.
Created on: Tuesday 8th January 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 9th March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Witchingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-3A5B84
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of silver Roman finger ring, broken across flat possibly oval bezel, engraved double chevron on damaged shoulder, small part of broken D-sectioned band with twin engraved lines. This ring was reported as possible treasure under the Treasure Act 1996 and subsequently returned to the finder after being disclaimed as treasure.
Created on: Tuesday 8th January 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashwellthorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-30DCC6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Sprung copper alloy Dolphin brooch. Hexagonal sectioned bow with a pair of median grooves along it’s back from the head to foot, tapering slightly towards foot which has a flat, blunt terminal, most of catch-plate survives. ‘C’ sectioned wings with one transverse and one diagonal line on each, hook and part of wings filled with iron corrosion from (missing) pin. Length 35mm, width 16mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kenninghall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-8EFB32
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead pot mend. Mushroom shaped sub-circular dome on one side, diameter 16 – 20mm, stem 4mm long, base diameter 10 – 11mm, total height 13mm.
Created on: Tuesday 28th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wymondham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A5B1F0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four armed plate brooch. Central sub-lozengiform panel with eight opposed stamped triangles two of which contain traces of turquoise enamel, collared knop on one side, broken on other. Traces of tinning, two faint curved engraved lines on foot. Broken at head and foot. Pin, catchplate and pin lug missing. Measuring at least 26 x 25mm. Similar to an example in Hattatt (2000, fig 201, no. 1584). Mid – late 1st century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shouldham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-8FC3E3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete finger ring.of Henig Type II. 'D' sectioned, expanded and flattened for bezel Set with oval black glass with chamfered sides, impressed with (now undecipherable, possible bust facing left) design, cracked and chipped. Parallel transverse engraved lines either side of setting and further engraved wavy lines around setting. Internal diameter at least 19mm, width of bezel 13mm, glass setting 9 x 11mm. 1st - 2nd Century AD (Johns, 1996, 42 - 3).
Created on: Tuesday 28th March 2006
Last updated: Monday 7th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burnham Market', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A4C401
Object type: SEAL BOX
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy seal box. Oval, pointed at both ends. Lid decorated with raised central ring and dot surrounded by eight smaller raised rings on a blue enamel field, remains of red enamel between central dot and ring, orange enamel fills one of the outer rings. Broken pierced lug above hinge, lug to locate lid at opposite end to hinge has indent at top and slight projection at bottom, corresponding lug in box base is pierced. Four circular holes in base of box, channel for string on either side. The hinge has been bent so the two halves of the box no longer line up when closed. Measuring…
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2006
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shouldham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A55674
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Wing-and-fanbow brooch. Spring and pin missing. Moulded ‘c’ sectioned arms, incomplete loop for pin, sharply angled head, flat bow with engraved line along either edge and median groove with engraved line either side, sheet catchplate on reverse. Measuring 26 x 39mm. c. 40 – 55 AD.
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shouldham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-FC7553
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five silver denarii and one silver radiate, found in a close area and running in a straight line as if scattered by the plough. One, a coin of Vespasian, is heavily worn whilst the others, coins of Septimius Severus and his family, were relatively crisp. They form a discrete group in terms of date and denomination and there seems no doubt that they represent part of a dispersed hoard. Catalogue Vespasian, denarius, perhaps RIC 10, 69-71 Caracalla, denarius, RIC 10 or 11, 196-8 Caracalla, denarius, RIC 65, 202 Septimius Severus, denarius, RIC 266, 202-10 Julia Domna, denarius, RIC 548,…
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2009
Last updated: Monday 22nd April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Attleborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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