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Roman coin, perforated for use as a pendant or amulet, found on the playing fields south of Boston Road



Reference Name MLI91651

Name:
Roman coin, perforated for use as a pendant or amulet, found on the playing fields south of Boston Road

Summary:
Roman coin, perforated for use as a pendant or amulet, found on the playing fields south of Boston Road

Location:
SLEAFORD, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 65290
An illegible Roman coin of 1st-2nd century date, pierced for suspension, was found in 1978. {1}
[Note - these items are thought to have been used as amulets in pagan Saxon times - see PRN 61960 for examples found at the Sleaford Anglo-Saxon cemetery, and PRN 46465 for an example from Partney.]

Sources:
1 Index: Sleaford SMR cards. SLEAFORD. TF 04 NE; CD

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Last updated: 23-July-2015 12:14:32

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