Find Spot record 0627500000 - Field SE of junction of Tring Road and Main Road North

Summary

Roman and Saxon metalwork found whilst metal-detecting.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Rare early Anglo-Saxon gold coin found during metal detecting rally organised by the Beds Historical Search Society. Two Romano-British brooches of copper alloy were also reported from the same field, and part of a silver keystone garnet disc brooch. The coin was identified by the Asmohlean Museum as being of the Wuneeton type dating to the first half of the 7th century AD. It is alleged that 'rings' are revealed on top of the hill in aerial photographs (B1).

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC19855 Unpublished document: Mike Farley and Jonathan Parkhouse. 1998. Correspondence regarding find of Anglo-Saxon coin.

Location

Grid reference SP 9814 1758 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish EDLESBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (2)

  • COIN (7th Century - 600 AD to 699 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

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Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Oct 5 2004 4:47PM

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