Find Spot record 0001804000 - DESBOROUGH CASTLE

Summary

Iron Age metalwork found at Desborough Castle

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 0009 mm
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
GOLD COIN OF PHILIP II OF MACEDON. ALSO ANOTHER GREEK COIN AT/NEAR DESBOROUGH CASTLE (B6).
SMALL BRONZE OF PHILIP II. OBV: HEAD OF YOUNG HERACLES R. REV: MAN ON HORSEBACK R. MINT PELLA? C.359-336 BC. (THERE WAS NO GOLD COIN OF PHILIP). DONATED TO BCM (B7,B15).

Sources (3)

  • <6>SBC6246 Bibliographic reference: J F Head. 1955. EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS.
  • <7>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <15>SBC5855 Unpublished document: 1974. GREEN MR HERBERT TO C N GOWING OCT 1974 (SEE CORRESPONDENCE ETC..

Location

Grid reference SU 84710 93320 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • COIN (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13950)
  • Event - Intervention: Surface find (EBC13073)

Record last edited

Dec 19 2014 7:08PM

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