Monument record BEL 008 - Findspot of a Roman coin hoard of 500 bronze coins.

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Summary

Late C4 coin hoard (500 bronze coins examined at BM, possibly originally more) recovered from sand pit near the church.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2300 4811 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM24NW
Civil Parish LITTLE BEALINGS, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Late C4 coin hoard (500 bronze coins examined at BM, possibly originally more) recovered from sand pit near the church. Date range late C3-C4, mostly Theodosius I, Arcadius, Honorius. (? deposition circa AD 400) (R1). Said to have been found with remains of a wooden casket plated with bone (R1).
Some finds possibly at Southwold Museum (note by I Moore).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NW12, 1950.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1941-33, 1941.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy of (R2).
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 22, (2), 150-152 (reprint Numis Chron 15, Ser 5, 57, 1935, 49-53).

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2013 10:04AM

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