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HER Number:MDV15402
Name:Coins from Teignmouth

Summary

Several coins found in and around Teignmouth in the late 19th century, and not precisely located.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 938 734
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Davidson, J., 1861, Notes on the Antiquities of Devonshire which date before the Norman Conquest, 77 (Monograph). SDV348523.

A copper coin of Carausius, found in removing the foundation of an old wall in 1844 at Teignmouth. Several Phoenician coins reported, about 1790.


Brooking-Rowe, J., 1889, Fourteenth Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda, 81-82 (Article in Serial). SDV350563.

Several coins have been found in and around Teignmouth, some not precisely located, including the following: gold Half noble of Henry VI and a broken silver penny of one of the early Edwards, both found in earth which had been carted to the point, from where is not known. Also, a thick brass coin with the legend 'Carolus Rex', and a small coin of Mary, probably a penny, found by a fisherman.


Worth, R. N., 1891, President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon, 81 (Article in Serial). SDV158810.

Coins of Carausius and Hadrian (Greek). Several Phoenician coins said to have been dug up here about 1790, may well have been Imperial Greek.


Brooking-Rowe, J., 1891, Sixteenth Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda, 115 (Article in Serial). SDV350599.

Two Roman coins found at Teignmouth, one in connection with harbour works was undecipherable, the other, found in the heart of a cob wall of an old cottage, is an Imperial Greek coin, apparently of Hadrian.


Quinnell, N. V., 1996, Coins: Roman, Greek and alledged Phoenician (Worksheet). SDV350600.


Exeter Archaeology, 2004, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Fire Station on Land off the A379 Teignmouth, Devon (Report - Assessment). SDV361709.

In 1887 an abbey piece or jetton was found about 1.27m below the surface of Fore Street.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV158810Article in Serial: Worth, R. N.. 1891. President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. A5 Hardback. 81.
SDV348523Monograph: Davidson, J.. 1861. Notes on the Antiquities of Devonshire which date before the Norman Conquest. Notes on the Antiquities of Devonshire which date before the Norman Conques. Unknown. 77.
SDV350563Article in Serial: Brooking-Rowe, J.. 1889. Fourteenth Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 21. 81-82.
SDV350599Article in Serial: Brooking-Rowe, J.. 1891. Sixteenth Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. Unknown. 115.
SDV350600Worksheet: Quinnell, N. V.. 1996. Coins: Roman, Greek and alledged Phoenician. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.
SDV361709Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2004. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Fire Station on Land off the A379 Teignmouth, Devon. Exeter Archaeology. 04.23. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV3756 - COIN (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1750 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 7 2018 9:46AM