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A silver-washed bronze follis of Diocletian (A.D.296-305) was found in 1934 at a depth of 4 feet during excavations for a new pumping-house for the Swadlincote and Ashby Joint Water Committee. The coin was much worn and battered. It is now in Derby Museum. (1) The pumping station, erected 1938-9, is at SK 32572703 (2)

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  • <1> Article in serial: Fraser, W. 1942. 'Roman coin found at Milton, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 63, pp 109-110.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 26-JUL-66.



Grid reference SK 3257 2703 (point) (Centre)

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Jun 14 2021 7:41AM

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