Find Spot record MYO253 - Coin Hoard, Heslington


A hoard of 2880 Roman bronze coins in a jar dating from after 350 A.D. found in 1966 during building work for the University of York


Grid reference SE 6242 5079 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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SE 62425079. A hoard of 2880 Roman bronze coins in a jar dating from after 350 A.D. was found on 1st March 1966 a little to the S.E. of College 3 under construction on Heslington Hill. (1)

The exact find-spot has been surveyed onto the 1/1250 plan. (2)

1 Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments Typescript - L.Keen, R.C.H.M., May 1966.
2 Field Investigators Comments F1 ECW 24-MAY-66

Compiler D SMITH Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 1966-05-26 1966-05-26 Ordnance Survey Archaeology Officer 08-FEB-1960-31-MAY-1961 and 01-NOV-1966-26-JUL-1974

Surveyor ERIC CHARLES WAIGHT Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 1966-05-24 1966-05-24 Ordnance Survey Archaeology Officer 29-OCT-1956-19-SEP-1967 and 04-APR-1972-15-SEP-1975

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Mar 20 2020 4:26PM


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