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Carpow

Coin(S) (Roman)

Site Name Carpow

Classification Coin(S) (Roman)

Canmore ID 70102

Site Number NO21NW 84

NGR NO 206 181

NGR Description NO c. 206 181

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO21NW 84 c. 206 181

A gold aureus of AD 139, found in topsoil near the Roman vexillation fortress (NO21NW 24.00), is held in Dundee Art Galleries and Museum under accession number DMAG: 1990-210.

C A Zealand 1990.

NO 206 181. Two Roman silver denarii were found in a field to the N of Carpow legionary fortress (NO21NW 24.00):

(i) Vespasian, RIC 42, 72-3AD.

(ii) Julia Domna (fragment), RIC 572, 196-211AD.

Returned to finder.

M D King 1992.

The gold aureus found to the N of the fortress is in Dundee Museum (DMAG: 1990-210). The present whereabouts of the two silver denarii that were also found in a field to the N of the fort but which were returned to the finder, are not known.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 4 December 1996.

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