Tyne and Wear HER(489): South Shields, Beach Road, Roman coin - Details
South Shields, Beach Road, Roman coin
A Roman coin, probably of the emperor Valens (364 - 375 A.D.), with his bust on the obverse. Found in a gas main trench at the junction of Beach Road and Woodbine Road. Registered at South Shields Roman Fort Museum on 8 April 1991 by P.T. Bidwell and retained by the finder.
<< HER 489 >> Pers comm. C. Hart, 1991, South Shields, Beach Road, Roman coin