Find Spot record MDR8464 - Roman coin hoard (approximate site of), Hagg Farm, Morton

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SK 415 607. An apparent hoard of Roman silver denarii have been found by metal detector over the course of three visits to the site. A total of 140 separate coins were found and reported to the coroner. They were identified by the British Museum and by Sheffield Museum. The earliest coin dates to c. AD 72, the latest, which are in good condition, to c. AD 211. A tentative burial date of c. AD 210 - AD 250 can be suggested. (1)

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  • <1> Unpublished document: Parsons, J (Sheffield City Museum). 1992. Report from Sheffield City Museum.

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Grid reference SK 41500 60700 (point)
Civil Parish MORTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Jul 16 2015 9:17AM

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