(BBC) — A small Roman silver disc, thought to have been part of a signet ring, has revealed evidence of Christian worship in late Roman Norfolk.
The disc, circa 312 to 410AD, found near Swaffham in February, is inscribed 'Antonius, may you live in God.'
Adrian Marsden, finds officer based at Norwich Castle Museum, said: "We have practically no other evidence for any Christians in Norfolk."
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The disc was declared treasure at an inquest in King's Lynn.
Mr Marsden added: "The disc that would have been set into the bezel from a signet ring constitutes important evidence for Christianity in late Roman Norfolk.