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Find Spot record MDR172 - Roman coins, Longhill, Buxton

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(SK 035752) Two Roman coins, a denarius of Hadrian (117-138) and a bronze nummia of Justia II (565-78) were found together by the side of the road (in the bank) somewhere on Longhill, between Buxton and Whaley Bridge, by a Mr Gilman, now deceased. The coins are now in the possession of Mr J Mason of New Mills. (1, 2) Coin of Hadrian reputed to have been found somewhere by the side of Longhill near Buxton. This probably means by the turnpike road. The finder was cycling and had stopped for a rest. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Correspondence: Wroe, P. 1972. Letter regarding Roman coins, 10th October, 1972.
  • <2> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 2703. 2703.
  • <3> Correspondence: Wroe, P. 2000. Letter and photographs regarding finds collected, received by County Archaeologist 20/09/2000. Letter.



Grid reference Centred SK 035 752 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Jun 2 2015 3:46PM

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