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2 edition of find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme"s Head, North Wales. found in the catalog.

find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme"s Head, North Wales.

William Sharp Ogden

find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme"s Head, North Wales.

by William Sharp Ogden

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the British Numismatic Journal, vol.III, 1908.

The Physical Object
Pagination42p.,3 plates
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17577365M

Roman Sites in Swansea and Gower, Wales. There are a few very good Roman remains in the Swansea/Gower region - here are highlights. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of Roman sites in all of Glamorgan >>. Map of all Roman Sites in Wales.   Introduction Coins offer a “numismatic window” into the world of the New Testament (Oster ). At the end of the First Century AD, the power-hungry Roman emperor minted coins as political propaganda in order to influence his culture. This article peers through that window and examines the imperial coins from the reign of Emperor.

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Find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme"s Head, North Wales by William Sharp Ogden Download PDF EPUB FB2

A hoard of 5, Roman coins was found in an urn on the Little Orme’s Head in Penrhyn Bay. The coins date from the 4th Century and are all small denomination bronze coins. They may have been buried to protect them from coastal raiders during times of danger, or they may have been intended to pay copper miners on the Great Orme.

A METAL-DETECTING enthusiast has uncovered a hoard of Roman coins in Mid Wales. The exact location of the find, which is believed to include some 4, copper coins, is being kept a secret to.

The hoard of 91 Roman coins were discovered in Wick, in the Vale of Glamorgan, by Richard Annear and John Player on Decem They were found partly scattered by previous : Philip Dewey.

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Part 1, Celtic Coinage. Part 2, Roman Coinage. Part 3, Anglo Saxon Coinage. The list of Roman hoards in Britain comprises significant archaeological hoards of coins, jewellery, precious and scrap metal objects and other valuable items discovered in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) that are associated with period of Romano-British culture when Southern Britain was under the control of the Roman Empire, from AD 43 until aboutas.

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For other Roman sites in north Wales see our Gwynedd listings, or for sites to the south see Roman Powys. Prestatyn Roman Fort Remains of a 1st century fort (or possibly a civilian settlement), and bathhouse, have been excavated at Prestatyn. The other coins in the haul date from the period of Emperor Nero (AD) to Marcus Aurelius (AD), meaning the hoard contains currency issued by Roman rulers spanning years.

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Their legends are sometimes in Latin but more often in Greek. They range in size and can be as large as 30mm. The Great Orme (Welsh: Y Gogarth) is a limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, north-west of the town of ed to as Cyngreawdr Fynydd by the 12th-century poet Gwalchmai ap Meilyr, its English name derives from the Old Norse word for sea serpent.

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