Shapwick Hoard by Various artists

9,213 coins from 32-31 BC to AD 224.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£60,000 ( Total: £265,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Almost all Roman denarii except for 4 Greek drachmae.

Provenance

Discovered by Metal detector in Shapwick, Somerset 1998

Venue details

The Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Gree, TAUNTON Somerset TA1 4AA 01823 278805 www.museumofsomerset.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Open Bank Holiday Mon
Closed one week in Jan, see website for details

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