Area: SK 3817 7110. A copper coin of the Lower Empire was found at Chesterfield in 1820 by Richard Barker. It is in the possession of E. Walker of Lincoln's Inn. 'It was turned up, not far from the surface, in a small garden, between the house at that time occupied by Mr. Thomas Carter, in the High-street and some old buildings, which were used as weavers' workshops. On the obverse of the coin is a head, which is helmeted, with this inscription:- CONSTAN - OPOLIS A denarius of Trajan, found 1832, in the High Street'. (1)
Bibliographic reference: Ford, T. 1839. History of Chesterfield. pp. 10-11.
Personal Observation: F1 WW 12-APR-60.
Bibliographic reference: Chesterfield Archaeological Research Committee. 1973. Discovering Early Chesterfield.
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CHESTERFIELD, CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE
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