Unique ID: IARCH-D423BB

Workflow status: Published Find published

Known as

Ashbourne Area

Quantity summary

  • Coins in hoard: 2


Broad period: ROMAN

Coin chronology

Last ruler: Carausius
Last Reece period: Period 14 Tacitus to Allectus (275-296)
Date from: AD 287
Date to: AD 289
Terminal reason: Date of latest coin

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Coin summary

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Period Ruler Denomination Mint From To Quantity
ROMAN Carausius Aureus (Republic/Empire) Londinium AD 287 AD 289 1
ROMAN Carausius Aureus (Republic/Empire) Rotomagus AD 286 AD 287 1

Coin data quality rating: Excellent (Grade 4)


2 aurei of Carausius. PATAR 2007, 490; NC 2008, 27 and pp. 397-99.

Treasure numbers associated with this hoard: 2007 T709
Other PAS records associated with this hoard: DENO-64DAE1; DENO-651C91


BM coin 2009,4112.1 See Moorhead 2014 for dating used here. Some other items found nearby, including pottery and iron nails, but not Roman. An undiagnostic lead tag was also found. The second was found with a metal detector.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: British Museum (part); Derby Museum (part)

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007T709

Materials of coins and artefacts in the hoard

  • Gold

Coins linked to this hoard

Unique ID: DENO-64DAE1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
Treasure number: 2007T709

Unique ID: DENO-651C91
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
Treasure number: 2007T709

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007 - Thursday 15th November 2007

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Legacy hoard number: 424
Treasure case number: 2007T709

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
To be known as: Ashbourne Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Building work
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: In use as a building

Archaeological context

No archaeological context available.

References cited

Audit data

Recording Institution: IARCH
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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