Find Spot record GSE 014 - Multi period artefact scatter

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Summary

Finds from metal detecting: coins, brooches, strap end (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5078 8689 (99m by 69m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish GISLEHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Coins, one Antoninus Pius and two Constantine I (AD 307-320) ; brooch, tiny trumpet type with three spots of discoloured enamel on flattened portion of the bow (1985)(S1).

Coins (range Domitian?, C2, little C3, early C4 & few 330's on), brooches, amphora-shaped strap end (S2). Also Early Saxon brooch fragment & med finds. Found from metal detecting (1985-8).

Side knob from a cruciform brooch, found metal detecting (S3). Mainly Roman and medieval finds.

Metalwork including shield shaped harness pendant with red enamel traces, gilded harness pendant, gilded buckle, few coins, found metal detecting (S4)(S5). Scatter is mostly Roman with an Early Saxon brooch fragment.

A copper-alloy finger-ring with a narrow D-sectioned hoop and lozengiform bezel, decorated with an engraved animal in Trewhiddle style, now rather worn (S6). Included in the Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History annual round up of individual finds and discoveries for 2011 (S7).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> (No record type): Collins Tony (GMDC), per NAU (Gregory T), 1985.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: coin list.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <S2> (No record type): Wigg L (GMDC) per NAU (Gregory T), 1985-1988.
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  • <S6> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. NMS-A67AE8.
  • <S7> Article in serial: Brown, A., Martin, E.A. & Plouviez, J.. 2012. Archaeology in Suffolk 2011. XXXXII (4).

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

May 25 2016 3:42PM

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