MHG3828 - C14 Coin Hoard - Blackfriars, Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

(Area 664456) In 1824, a mid-14th c. hoard containing upwards of 3000 silver pennies, was found at a depth of about 12" close by Greyfriars (Blackfriars) churchyard, Inverness. Many were English - Henry III., Edwards II and III., and the remainder Scottish, chiefly Alexander III., Robert I and David II. The earthenware jar containing the hoard was broken at the time of finding and some of the coins lost. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6639 4559 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (2)

  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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