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Edinburgh, Castlehill

Coin (Roman)

Site Name Edinburgh, Castlehill

Classification Coin (Roman)

Alternative Name(s) Edinburgh, Telfer Wall

Canmore ID 52517

Site Number NT27SE 53

NGR NT 2539 7353

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 53 2539 7353

For discovery of log-coffins, see also NT27SE 121.

For Castlehill Reservoir, see NT27SE 492.

(Name: NT 2539 7353) Roman Coin found 1850 (NAT)

OS 1/1250 plan, (1970)

A bronze coin of Constantine the Great (306-337 AD.,) in excellent preservation, was found in 1850 when digging the foundations of a large reservoir [presumably NT27SE 492] on the Castlehill.

D Wilson 1863; G Macdonald 1918.

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