The Stanchester Hoard of 1196 Roman Coins by Unknown Artist

Consists of 3 gold solidi of Emperor Honorius, 33 silver coins from the period between emperors Constans and Valentinian II and 1159 silver coins of emperors of the 4th and 5th century.


Details

Medium:
Gold (3); silver (1192); bronze (1)
Art Fund grant:
£18,250 ( Total: £50,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

This is the latest dated coin hoard found in South West England.

Provenance

The hoard was found by a 14 year old schoolboy. Declared 'Treasure' in 2001.

Venue details

Wiltshire Museum 41 Long Street, DEVIZES Wiltshire SN10 1NS 01380 727369 www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.50)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 4pm

Jan – Easter closed on Mondays (except half term)

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