Find Spot record MYO4407 - Roman coin hoards

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Findspot of two Roman coin hoards, by metal detectors on farmland north of Haxby, in 1993. Hoard A was found in a jar and consisted of 508 coins, most of which were struck after AD 330 and ranged in date to AD 348; it was probably deposited c.AD 348. Hoard B was also originally contained in a jar, though only the base was recovered and the coins scattered. It consisted 330 bronze coins, the majority of which were post AD 347-8 to 355. This hoard was probably deposited c.AD 353-6.

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Grid reference SE 6027 5927 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Haxby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Findspot of two Roman coin hoards, by metal detectors on farmland north of Haxby, in 1993. Hoard A was found in a jar and consisted of 508 coins, most of which were struck after AD 330 to 348; it was probably deposited c.AD 348. Hoard B was also originally contained in a jar, though only the base was recovered and the coins scattered. It consisted 330 bronze coins, the majority of which were post AD 347-8 to 355. This hoard was probably deposited c.AD 353-6. (1)

1 Coin hoards from Roman Britain, volume 10 398-405 edited by Roger Bland and John Orna-Ornstein

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Jul 8 2019 2:32PM

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