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Find Spot record MDR650 - Roman Coin, Shire Hill, Glossop

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"A bronze of CONSTANTINE II was found in October 1958 during lawn laying at exactly SK 04949425; it was classified by York Museum" [G.F. WILMOT] (1) A Roman coin was found during excavations for a bungalow on the south slope of Shire Hill, Glossop, near the site of a Bronze Age urn (SMR 3617) but not associated with it. It was submitted to Mr G F Willmot, Keeper of the Yorkshire Museum at York, who described it as a coin of Constantine II. The coin was presented to Buxton Museum (3)

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  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 FC 07-SEP-65.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0961.
  • <3> Article in serial: Jackson, J. 1968. 'A large cinerary urn and Roman coin found at Glossop', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 88, pp 96-97.



Grid reference SK 0494 9425 (point) (Centre)

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May 22 2012 3:00PM

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