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Find Spot record MDR1394 - Medieval coin hoard (unknown location), Sheldon

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 17 68. SHELDON, MEDIEVAL COIN HOARD. In digging out some foundations a few years ago a leaden measure, containing 120 silver coins chiefly of the reign of Queen Anne, was found. (1). Hoard of Medieval silver coins of both English and Scottish origin found in the 19th century. Possibly Edward I period coins, or buried in the civil war of Stephen and Matilda. Seen at Chatsworth House on the 3rd February 1971 by C.R. Hart, but inspection not allowed. (3). As location of findspot is unknown, the point has been removed from the map. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p299.
  • <2> Article in serial: Thompson, J D. 1956. Inventory of British Coin Hoards.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1753. 1753.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference SK 17 68 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2019 4:56PM

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