Monument record WHR 001 - Coin hoard contained in a pot, found 1803 (S1).

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Summary

Coin hoard contained in a pot, found 1803 (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1583 3973 (54m by 63m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish WHERSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Coin hoard, 2000 coins contained in a pot, found 1803 (S1). Coins represented include Antoninus Pius, Gallienus, Postumus, etc. (Nine recorded AD 250-273). Six coins in a wooden display frame moved from the church to Ipswich Museum in 1969 (R2).

Two thousand Roman coins in an earthen pot were ploughed up southwest of the vicarage in 1803. All were sold except nine which passed into Zinckes possession; comprising one each of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61), Gallienus (AD 253-68), Volusianus (AD 251-3), Tetricus the elder and Tetricus the younger (AD 270-73), and two of Postumus (AD 258-67) and Victorinus (AD 268-70). (R1)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Zincke, Wherstead Territorial & Manorial, 1893, 172-173.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 319.
  • <R2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 969-24B, 1969 (six coins mid C3).
  • <S2> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 4 2021 11:11AM

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