Element record L5898 - Roman coin hoard from Grives Farm, Kirkby in Ashfield




Grid reference SK 49850 54629 (point)
Map sheet SK45SE
District Ashfield
Civil Parish Kirkby in Ashfield, Ashfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hoard of Ro coins found in 1990 at Grives Farm. The coins were recovered from an area in excess of 100m square. A piece of lead found with them, also 2 pieces of pottery later found by M Bishop. Dates and condition of coins suggest a hoard, scattered by ploughing. (1)
Dates from 69 AD to 166 AD - probably deposited c 170 AD. Represent about a month's wages for a Ro soldier, probably concealed for safekeeping. (Includes list of coins - see doc 611). (2)
NCM intends to acquire the hoard. (3)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Corr (1), Parish File

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

BW photos, doc 611

<1> Bishop M, 15/10/1990, Letter to Coroner (Personal comment). SNT482.

<2> Burnett A, 29/10/1990, Letter (British Museum) (Personal comment). SNT534.

<3> Burnett A, 14/03/1991, Letter (British Museum) (Personal comment). SNT533.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Personal comment: Bishop M. 15/10/1990. Letter to Coroner.
  • <2> Personal comment: Burnett A. 29/10/1990. Letter (British Museum).
  • <3> Personal comment: Burnett A. 14/03/1991. Letter (British Museum).

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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