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North Berwick, High Street

Coin(S), Coin Hoard

Site Name North Berwick, High Street

Classification Coin(S), Coin Hoard

Canmore ID 56595

Site Number NT58NE 17

NGR NT 5533 8533

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish North Berwick
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 17 5533 8533 to 5487 8512.

Early in December 1882, 63 silver coins, including two pennies of Alexander III of Scotland, and the remainder of pennies of Edwards I - III of England, were found by workmen excavating a street in North Berwick. The coins were forwarded to the Exchequer and later returned to the finders.

G Sim 1882

Dr Richardson sites the above find to NT 5532 8533, just off the High Street, and adds that more Edwardian coins have been found at NT 5487 8512 (J S Richardson, 7 Tantallon Terr, North Berwick).

Visited by OS (JLD) 11 September 1962

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