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Aberdeen, 'windmill Brae'

Findspot (19th Century), Coin(S) (Roman)

Site Name Aberdeen, 'windmill Brae'

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Coin(S) (Roman)

Canmore ID 20109

Site Number NJ90NW 20

NGR NJ 938 060

NGR Description NJ c. 938 060

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 20 c. 938 060.

(Area NJ 938 060) Two Roman bronze coins of Constantine the Great (306-337) and of Constans (337-350) were found c.1890 in Windmill Brae (NJ 9382 0600-NJ 9394 0601) (OS 6" map, Aberdeenshire, 1st ed. 1866).

G MacDonald 1924; Information from Aberdeen Evening Express, 7 February 1923.

No further information.

Visited by OS (JLD) 22 August 1952.

(Location cited as NJ 9382 0600 on unstated evidence).

(Newspaper reference cited).

NMRS, MS/712/83.

The present whereabouts of two fourth-century Roman coins, which were found about 1890, are not known.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 7 May 2002.


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