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Name:Roman coin hoard (approximate site of), Hagg Farm, Morton
HER No.:10303
Type of Record:Find Spot
Designation:None recorded

Summary

Approximate findspot of an apparent hoard of Roman coins found in or before 1992.

Grid Reference:SK 415 607
Parish:MORTON

Monument Types

Associated Finds

  • FDR11805 - COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Events: None recorded

Full Description

SK 415 607. An apparent hoard of Roman silver denarii have been found by metal detector over the course of three visits to the site. A total of 140 separate coins were found and reported to the coroner. They were identified by the British Museum and by Sheffield Museum. The earliest coin dates to c. AD 72, the latest, which are in good condition, to c. AD 211. A tentative burial date of c. AD 210 - AD 250 can be suggested. (1)


<1> Parsons, J (Sheffield City Museum), 1992, Report from Sheffield City Museum (Unpublished document). SDR19176.

Sources and Further Reading

[1]SDR19176 - Unpublished document: Parsons, J (Sheffield City Museum). 1992. Report from Sheffield City Museum.