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Monument Number 202790

Hob Uid: 202790
Location :
Somerset
Mendip
Nunney
Grid Ref : ST7170045100
Summary : A Dobunnic coin hoard of over 250 coins together with some Roman ones.
More information : A Dobunnic hoard of some 250 gold and silver coins,
with a number of Roman coins the latest being Claudius, was found
at Well Down Farm, Nunney, on Oct. 15th. 1860. They had been
deposited in an urn and were uncovered when ploughing 'Eleven
Acre Field':

The coins are dispersed in various Museums including, The British,
Ashmolean, Fitzwilliam, Menstrie (Bath) and the Bibliotheque
Nationale (Paris): others are in private hands. (1-4)

Eleven Acre Field is centred at ST 71704514. A silver coin of
Antedrigus is in Taunton Museum (Acc. No. A 2934). Some half dozen coins from this hoard are in the Holbein Menstrie Museum, Bath. Others were in the Lockett collection which has been sold (a). (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Numismatic chronicle
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Page(s) : Jan-17
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Coins of the Anc. Britons, 1864, 104, 140-49. (Evans)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Coinage of Anc. Brit. 1953, 109-12, (R.P.Mack)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Bagendon : a Belgic oppidum. A record of the excavations of 1954-56
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Page(s) : 89-112
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JP 28-AUG-64
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Source Number : 5a
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : L.V.Grinsell,City Museum, Bristol.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Iron Age
Display Date : Iron Age
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -800
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Iron Age
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : COIN HOARD
Object Material :
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : COIN
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 74 NW 8
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON ST 74 NW 8
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1964-08-28
End Date : 1964-08-28