MHG7811 - Med Coin Hoard, Dun Lagaidh


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hoard of silver pennies of early 13th century gave precision to the end of the third phase of fortification (ref 11 Mackie EW: Scotland an Arch Guide) NB in refs to Fort/Dun excavation ie NH19SW0003

15 silver short cross pennies & 9 similar half pennies buried under the debris of the collapsed north radial wall. Most of these were dateable to the period AD1180-1242

GR correctd to Dun - HAW 12/2002

NH19SW 3.1 142 913

Field sketch of Fort and Broch - see Assoc. Docs. File.

J Aitken : 18/12/00.

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Grid reference Centred NH 1425 9136 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH19SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

Finds (1)

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

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