MHG60680 - Coins - Conon Bridge


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes two medieval silver/copper coins discovered during metal decting and submitted to TT in 2018 (TT 2018/169 & 2018/170). The first is a probable eight penny groat of James VI, and in bad condition. 1/3 of the coin is in small fragments. 17.96mm at widest point, 0.6g. Obv. Rampant lion within shield. Rev. thistle, covered with cu corrosion. The second is a probable billon eight penny groat of James VI and also in bad condition. Small fragment of the coin is loose. Obv. too corroded. Rev. […] N B [….], crowned thistle. 20.57mm, 1.5g. Both were disclaimed. <1>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A more precise GR is held by Treasure Trove. GW 02/07/20

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Grid reference Centred NH 5500 5400 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH55SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • COIN (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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