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Find Spot record MDR5014 - Roman coin, Avenue Carbonisation Plant, Wingerworth

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SK 387680 - A Roman coin, of Gordian III, was found on the surface of the embanked road leading to the new Carbonization Plant at Wingerworth, in 1958. The soil for the embankment had been got from the southern end of the works. (1) No further information was gained, the finder being away from home at the time of field investigation. (2) Unable to contact the finder. (3) The coin, which was identified as third-century by the British Museum, is reported as having been 'picked up near a recently filled in cut in grass verge by the side of Avenue Carbonisation Plant'. The coin had probably been brought in spoil used to make up the embankment for the road from elsewhere on the Avenue site. (4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 WW 26-APR-60.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F2 WW 27-APR-60.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F3 FRH 25-JUL-66.
  • <4> Article in serial: Riden, P. 1980. 'Unpublished Roman discoveries near Chesterfield', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 100, pp 18-24.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2065. 2065.



Grid reference Centred SK 387 680 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 29 2013 3:05PM

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