Monument record COV 024 - Post Medieval artefact scatter of silver and gold coins of James I and Charles I.

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Summary

Frequent finds of James I & Charles I silver & gold coins.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5211 7981 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM57NW
Civil Parish COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EASTON BAVENTS, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`Frequent finds of James I & Charles I silver & gold coins', marked on 6 inch record map by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Small hoard of Stuart gold and silver coins in the southern extremity of the cliff. Found by River Board worker between 1960 and 1970. Contained at least one gold laurel of James I. Later in the same year, a visitor picked up another laurel in the same place and this was seen and identified by me' (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy of (S1) & (S2) in Easton Bavents parish file.
  • <S1> (No record type): Gardner T H, map & letter to Mrs L Bradford, 30 April 1982.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Gardner T H & Hogarth A P. 1988. Gardner T H & Hogarth A P, letter, 3 August 1988. Gardner T H & Hogarth A P, letter, 3 August 1988.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 3 2009 2:23PM

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