Tyne and Wear HER(56): Sunderland, Roman coin - Details
Sunderland, Roman coin
A first brass coin of Nero (54-68 A.D.) was found in a brickyard near Sunderland in 1861. Neither the precise location of the brickyard in which it was found, nor the present location of the coin are known. The original source appears to have ben a contemporary newspaper report.
<< HER 56 >> W.H.D. Longstaffe, 1876, Durham and Sadberge, Pagan Period, Archaeologia Aeliana, 2,VII, p. 89 J.W. Summers, 1858, History of Sunderland, p. 12 J.A. Petch, 1925, Roman Durham, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, I, p. 27 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, JHO, 1952, Roman coin