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Find Spot record MDR6243 - Roman coin, Shuttlewood Road, Bolsover, Old Bolsover

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Iron Age - 82 BC to 82 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Mr. R. W. P. Cockerton reports that a denarius minted in Gaul in 82 B.C. by C. Valerius Flaccus was dug up in a garden at Bolsover." (1) SK 4715 7241 A silver coin of Caius Valerius Flaccus (82 B.C.) was found in 1935 by Mr. W. Hardwick in the garden of 139 Shuttlewood Road. (2) SK 4711 7254 - Find-spot indicated on ground by finder's son. The coin was found c. 1935, by the late Mr. W. Hardwick, at a depth of c.1 foot in digging the garden. No other finds were made and nothing of significance seen at the find-spot. The coin is believed to be in Buxton Museum. Surveyed onto 25" AM - 10.5.60. (3) The grid reference given by Authority 3 is not on Shuttlewood Road, and that of Authority 2 locates the find in the garden of 239 Shuttlewood Road, not 139. The grid reference provided by Authority 2 is used here to plot the find, but further investigation is needed resolve this discrepancy. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: J.R.S. vol. 25, 1935. p 209.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Corr. 6" (S. O. Kay, April, 1953)..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 WW 10-MAY-60.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1629. 1629.
  • <5> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference SK 4714 7241 (point) (Centre)

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  • EDR3523
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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:32AM

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