Tyne and Wear HER(271): Gateshead, Roman coins - Details
Gateshead, Roman coins
In February 1790 the workmen employed in clearing away the rubbish at the top of Church Street in Gateshead, found a hoard of Roman coins in a pot. The few that coulb be recovered from the workmen were of the Emperor Hadrian.
<< HER 271 >> M.A. Richardson, 1842, The Local Historian's Table Book, Historical Division, Vol. II, p. 332 W.H.D. Longstaffe, 1858, Durham before the Conquest, Proceedings of the Archaeological Institute Newcastle, Vol. I, p. 63 F.W.D. Manders, 1974, A History of Gateshead, p. 1; J.H. Corbitt, 1960, Coin Hoards of the Roman Period from Northern England, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, XXXVIII, p. 120