HOARD

Unique ID: IARCH-F195EC

Workflow status: Published Find published

Known as

Ilston

Quantity summary

  • Coins in hoard: 91
  • Artefacts in hoard: 2
  • Containers for the hoard: 1

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN

Coin chronology

Last ruler: Probus
Last Reece period: Period 14 Tacitus to Allectus (275-296)
Date from: AD 276
Date to: AD 282
Terminal reason: Date of latest ruler/issuer


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Coin summary

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Period Ruler Denomination Mint From To Quantity
ROMAN Gallienus (joint or sole reign) Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 8
ROMAN Claudius II Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 4
ROMAN Divus Claudius (Official) Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 1
ROMAN Probus Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 1
ROMAN Postumus Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 3
ROMAN Victorinus Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 20
ROMAN Tetricus I Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 16
ROMAN Tetricus II Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 13
ROMAN Radiate, Uncertain Ruler 260-296 Radiate (antoninianus) - - - 25

Coin data quality rating: Good (Grade 3)

Description

Robertson 2000, 185 no. 764:

"In 1933, in a quarry, a skeleton was found and also 91 "coins lay beside the body: from accounts given by the finders they were originally in some fabric container of which traces were still visible, but it was impossible to save any of this. The only other objects met with were two much corroded iron nails with large round heads, of Roman type."
The coins were all ant:
Ant.
Gallienus 8
Postumus 3
Victorinus 20
Claudius II 5
Tetricus I 16
Tetricus II 13
Probus 1
uncertain radiates 25

91
(1 deified)
-W.F. Grimes, in BBCS, VII (1933-5), 209-19, types
-85 coins in NMW, Cardiff
Examined, 1947 (ASR)
6 coins in Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea, now Swansea Museum
Examined 4 out of 6 coins, 1948 (ASR)"

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: National Museum of Wales (part); Swansea Museum (part)

Materials of coins and artefacts in the hoard

  • Copper alloy
  • Iron
  • Textile

Coins linked to this hoard

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3432B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34334
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3433E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34347
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34351
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3435A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34363
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3436D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34376
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3437F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34389
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34392
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3439B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343A5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343AE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343B8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343C1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343D4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343DD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343E7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343F0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE343F9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34403
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3440C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34416
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3441F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34428
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34432
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3443B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34444
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3444E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34457
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34461
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3446A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34473
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3447D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34486
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34490
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34499
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344A2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344AC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344B5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344BF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344C8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344D2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344DB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344ED
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE344F7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34500
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3450A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34513
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3451D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34526
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3452F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34539
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34542
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3454B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34555
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3455E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34567
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34571
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3457A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34584
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3458D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34597
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345A0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345A9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345BC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345C5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345CF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345D8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345E2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345EB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345F4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE345FE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34607
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34611
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3461A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34623
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3462D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34636
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34640
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34649
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34652
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3465C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34665
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE3466E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE34678
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1933 - Sunday 31st December 1933

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Legacy hoard number: 2153

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ilston

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Mineral extraction

Archaeological information

Site details

Site class: Uncertain

Site chronology

Broad period: ROMAN

Context details

Feature: Grave

References cited

Audit data

Recording Institution: IARCH
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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