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Inbhir-fhoalain

Coin Hoard

Site Name Inbhir-fhoalain

Classification Coin Hoard

Canmore ID 23695

Site Number NN15SE 2

NGR NN 1569 5017

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardchattan And Muckairn (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN15SE 2 1569 5017.

In Glen Etive, near the river and on the farm of Invereolan, is a large upright stone, used as a shelter by men and cattle. In 1830, a shepherd rooting up the ground with his walking stick, unearthed c.thirty silver coins of Edward. Some were given to the late Mr Macdonald of Dalness and some to the parish minister.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845

A very large boulder at NN 1569 5017 is almost certainly that where the coins were found. Local enquiries revealed no knowledge or traditions of the coins or their present whereabouts.

Visited by OS (EG) 16 July 1962

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