Tyne and Wear HER(989): Jarrow, Roman coin - Details
Jarrow, Roman coin
In 1924 a boy from the Central School, Jarrow, found a Roman coin, "in the Salt Grass, a waste piece of land near Bede's Monastery". The coin was then sent to the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle by one of the teachers. It was of Nero (Lugdunum, c. A.D. 66).
<< HER 989 >> Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 1925, Miscellanea, 4, I (for 1923-24), p. 286 J.A. Petch, 1925, Roman Durham, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, I,p. 18