MHG61473 - Brooches and Coins - Nairn


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Several medieval and later finds were discovered during metal decting around Balblair. Four objects (a cast medieval copper alloy brooch with decoration, a 17th-18th century copper alloy heart shaped brooch and two 17th century coins) were found in the same field. These were submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 109/14) and allocated to Nairn Museum. See attached TT report for details. <1> <2>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. Full GRs for the individual objects are held by Treasure Trove. GW 24/07/20

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 8700 5500 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85NE
Civil Parish NAIRN
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (3)

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • BROOCH (17th Century to 18th Century - 1601 AD to 1800 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)

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