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HER Number:MDV8652
Name:Roman Coins from Milber Down, Combeinteignhead


Roman coins of the second century AD found in the vicinity of Milber Down hillfort.


Grid Reference:SX 884 698
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCoffinswell
Civil ParishHaccombe with Combe
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBEINTEIGNHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/1/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (II - 101 AD to 200 AD (Between))

Full description

Fox, A., 1958, Twenty-Fourth Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon, 228 (Article in Serial). SDV341823.

Two Roman coins in good condition were dug up in or around the Iron Age hillfort on Milber Down by a workman some years ago, the exact site being unknown. They comprise a sestertius of Antonius Pius, of AD140-144 (M & S No. 638) and another of Marcus Aurelius, of AD172-173 (M & S No.1075). A third coin of Marcus Aurelius, reverse Providentia, AD166 (M & S No. 924 and p.281) was dug up below the fort on the north side of the road from Newton Abbot. In Torquay Museum.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341823Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1958. Twenty-Fourth Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 90. A4 Hardback. 228. [Mapped feature: #52692 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8649Related to: Milber Down Hillfort, Combeinteignhead (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV1967 - COIN (II - 140 AD to 144 AD)
  • FDV1968 - COIN (II - 172 AD to 173 AD)
  • FDV1969 - COIN (II - 172 AD to 173 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2013 11:32AM