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Perth, Castle Gable

Coin Hoard (Medieval)

Site Name Perth, Castle Gable

Classification Coin Hoard (Medieval)

Canmore ID 28314

Site Number NO12SW 154

NGR NO 118 237

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SW 154 118 237

A hoard of Scottish silver and billon coins were discovered contained in a bag in the Castle Gable, Perth in 1803. The hoard was deposited some time after 1488. Present whereabouts unknown.

J Lindsay 1945 D M Metcalf 1961; A T Simpson and S Stevenson 1982.


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