Tyne and Wear HER(17142): Sunderland, St. Mary's Boulevard, Roman Coin - Details
Sunderland, St. Mary's Boulevard, Roman Coin
A Greek Provincial coin of Septimius Severus (193-211). Coins with Greek legends come from the eastern half of the Empire; probably a modern import. The coin was found in March 2014 during water mains works on St Mary's Way.
Pers Comm. Alex Croom, Tyne and Wear Museums June 2015; Pers Comm. Thomas Sainthouse, Fastflow, June 2015