Find Spot record MLI85860 - Roman Coin Hoard, Sleaford


A hoard of mostly 2nd century Roman coins, found on the riverbank at Sleaford.

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Full Description

A hoard of 24 asses and dupondii of mostly 2nd century date were found on the riverbank when a sewer manhole was being replaced. The coins were actually found on the spoil after it had been tipped on an adjacent field. {1}{2}{3} '24 coins (6 dupondii and 18 asses) were found in spoil taken from a new outfall on the south bank of the Slea. Their very poor condition renders identification difficult, but on present evidence they range from Vespasian (c.70 AD) to Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius (c.161 - 180 AD), with at least 9 emporers/wives being represented.' {4}

Sources/Archives (4)

  •  Index: Lincolnshire County Council. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 04 NE: CJ.
  •  Correspondence: City and County Museum. 1979-1980. Letters and other material related to a coin hoard. -.
  •  Article in Serial: A.J. White (ed.). 1980. 'Archaeology in Lincolnshire and South Humberside, 1979' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. vol.15, pp.86-7.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Anne S. Robertson. 2000. An Inventory of Romano-British Coin Hoards. no.254, p.52.



Grid reference TF 0719 4581 (point) Estimated from sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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