Tyne and Wear HER(62): Sunderland, Villiers Street, Roman coins - Details
Sunderland, Villiers Street, Roman coins
In c.1820 coins of Constantine I (306-337 A.D.) were found during building excavations near the south end of Villiers Street, apparently by Dr. Collingwood jun. of Sunderland, who reported the discovery to the Newcastle Society of Antiquaries. The exact provenance and present location of the finds are unknown.
<< HER 62 >> Gentleman's Magazine, 1821, Domestic Occurrences 91, April, p. 367 J.A. Petch, 1925, Roman Durham Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, I,p. 27 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, JHO, 1952, Roman coins J.W.Summers, 1858, History of Sunderland, p. 12