Find Spot record MLI40359 - Roman Coin Hoard, Hainton


Roman coin hoard, found before 1789 on land at Hainton.

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A hoard of Roman silver coins was found whilst digging foundations for a dog kennel at Hainton. The hoard was found in a pot with 3 feet and a handle (claimed to be a posset pot). The coins were said to have been worth £80. {1}{2} 'At Haynton, the seat of George Robert Heneage, esq.; 12 miles from Lincoln, and eight from Louth, was found in digging foundations for a dog kennel a large posnet pot with three feet and a handle, full of various Roman silver coins worth £80. Mr. Heneage gave the finder £10.' The hoard was found before 1789. The pot does not sound like a Roman pot. {3}

Sources/Archives (3)

  •  Index: Lincolnshire County Council. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 18 SE: A.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Camden, W.. 1806. Britannia (Gough's 2nd Edition). p.386.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Anne S. Robertson. 2000. An Inventory of Romano-British Coin Hoards. no.1770, p.420.



Grid reference TF 180 844 (point) Estimated from Sources

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Record last edited

Jun 21 2023 3:12PM


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