Monument record FRT 001 - Find spot of a Roman coin hoard, mid C4

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Summary

Coin hoard, mid C4.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1649 3757 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish FRESTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish HOLBROOK, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Coin hoard, mid C4. Found in ploughing, within cropmark area, FRT 006. Associated two grey ware pots, one probably used as a lid. 3,118 bronze coins: one Tetricus, one Divo Claudio, few AD 310-330, mostly AD 330-346. Latest types (Vict DD Augg Q NN) AD 341-346. Deposition date probably pre AD 348 (S1)(S2)(S3)(S4).
Findspot originally Freston parish but with realignment of boundaries now in Holbrook parish.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 963-95.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S3).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM13NE6.
  • <S3> (No record type): Owles, Smedley & Webb, Num Chron, 7th series, XII, 1972, 145-157.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XIII, 79, photo & story of find from EADT, 17.3.59 & 20.3.59.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 4 2021 11:44AM

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