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Lewis, Steinish

Coin Hoard

Site Name Lewis, Steinish

Classification Coin Hoard

Canmore ID 4329

Site Number NB43SW 4

NGR NB 449 339

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Stornoway
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB43SW 4 449 339.

Steinish Treasure Trove. In April or May 1876 some boys found in a peat moss at Steinish a rotten horn containing 26 coins of Francis and Mary, Mary, and James VI. The coins were sent to Exchequer the following June but their ultimate disposal is not stated.

G Sim 1878.

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