Find Spot record IPS 199 - Anglo-Saxon coin hoard, Corner of St. Lawrence Street and Buttermarket, (IAS 2601)

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Found circa 1860: Hoard of circa 500 silver coins of Ethelred II in pot.


Grid reference Centred TM 1642 4457 (15m by 15m)
Map sheet TM14SE


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Full Description

Circa 1860: Hoard of circa 500 silver coins of Ethelred II in pot. 100 to 120 of the coins were in good condition. Deposition dated to circa AD 985 (S1).

The hoard was found on the corner of St. Lawrence Street and Buttermarket on site of 'Ortons' the ironmongers when the Buttermarket Street widened. Site now entirely built over. Sixty listed by Evans (S2-S8).

See also (S8, S9).

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> Source Unchecked: Lyon, C.S.S.. 1976. Anglo-Saxon England, 5. Lyon C S S, Anglo-Saxon England, 5, 1976.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM14SE45.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: Evans, I.. 1864. Numismatic Chronicle, 4. Evans, Numismatic Chronicle, 4, 1864.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: Sadler J C. 1976. A History of the Ipswich Mint. Sadler J C, A History of the Ipswich Mint, 1976.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: Thompson J D A. 1956. Inventory of British coin hoards AD 600-1500,. Thompson J D A, Inventory of British coin hoards AD 600-1500, 1956, 73- 74.
  • <S7> Source Unchecked: Parsons H A. 1921-1922. Parsons H A, Brit Numis J, 6, 1921-1922, 54.
  • <S8> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card index.
  • <S9> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 2601.
  • <S10> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 2601.
  • <S11> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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May 21 2021 3:53PM

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