Monument record BRG 002 - Roman artefact scatter of three coins.

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Summary

Three Rom coins were found on field at separate locations.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 890 663 (51m by 50m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86NE
Civil Parish GREAT BARTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Three Rom coins were found on field at separate locations, during 1955 by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). These were sent to Cambridge Museum for identification, viz Claudius Gothicus AD 268-270, Constantius II AD 323-337, Constantius II AD 337-361. By 1960 (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) had found a fourth coin, a worn specimen which appeared to be Magnentius AD 350-353. Sketch maps supplied do not give totally clear locations but the finds appear to spread southwards and the fourth coin was found on the next field S at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) A (S1)(S2). Mislocated on IPSMG card and OS card at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S3)(S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XII, 1-3, 146, card index 39.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume, card index.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1959, (2), 161.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card RB (Great Barton).
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86NE13.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 17 2013 1:48PM

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