Tyne and Wear HER(920): South Shields, Roman coin - Details
South Shields, Roman coin
In 1976 "a gold solidus of Magnus Maximus, minted in London in 387 A.D., was found on a building-site in Palatine Street. The site lies probably outside the vicus but near a suspected Roman road". This information is attributed to the Shields Gazette, 17 June 1976.
<< HER 920 >> S.S. Frere, et. al. eds. 1977, Roman Britain in 1976, Britannia, 8, p. 371