Find Spot record MLI41204 - Roman Coin Hoard, North Thoresby


A Roman coin hoard, found at North Thoresby.

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Full Description

Twenty five Roman bronze coins of Gallienus to Constans, found in the garden of Highfield House, prior to 1943. Recorded by the British Museum as part of a scattered hoard. {1}{2}{3}{4} 'Mr. Leonard W. Pye of Cleethorpes recently sent for identification a number of Roman brass coins which have been turned up from time to time in the garden of Highfield House, North Thoresby, Lincs., and suggest a hoard scattered at some time. All are much worn and include 9 antoniniani and 15 small AE coins, mainly of the House of Constantine I.' A total of 25 copper alloy coins, ranging from Gallienus to Valentinian I (253 - 375 AD) were recorded. {5}

Sources/Archives (5)

  •  Index: Lincolnshire County Council. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 29 NE: F.
  •  Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 29 NE: 17.
  •  Article in Serial: JA. 1945. NUMISMATIC CHRONICLE. vol.5, p.166.
  •  Artefact: City and County Museum Collection. LM 108.54.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Anne S. Robertson. 2000. An Inventory of Romano-British Coin Hoards. no.1377, p.336.



Grid reference TF 2958 9846 (point) Estimated from sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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