Roman coins and brooches; end of Mill Lane, Alcester

Description of this historic site

Findspot - various finds of Roman date, including brooches and coins, were found at the end of Mill Lane, Alcester.

Notes about this historic site

1 Assorted Romano British finds from the Alcester by-pass, including coins and brooches.
2 Six coins of the 3rd and 4th centuries found in July/August 1989 on the route of the by-pass at the bottom of Mill Lane.
3 Two Roman coins of the early 4th century found in September 1989 at SP085565.
4 Eight coins found with a metal detector during construction of Alcester bypass. Three of the coins were isolated finds, but the other five were all post-reform tetrarchic folles and appear to form a small hoard. The latest coins in the Lacester hoard are two dating to AD303-305
5 Finds from the end of Mill Lane made in May/ June 1989. A Dolphin brooch, a Polden Hill brooch and coins which seem to be the same as in 4.
6 An unusual sestertius of Crispina, wife of Commodus (AD 177 – 192) was also found during arcaeological work connected with construction of the Alcester bypass.

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