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Record details

BCC record ID:0001804000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Iron Age metalwork found at Desborough Castle
Grid Reference:SU 84710 93320
Parish:

HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • COIN (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Dimensions - Radius 0009 mm
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
GOLD COIN OF PHILIP II OF MACEDON. ALSO ANOTHER GREEK COIN AT/NEAR DESBOROUGH CASTLE (B6). SMALL BRONZE OF PHILIP II. OBV: HEAD OF YOUNG HERACLES R. REV: MAN ON HORSEBACK R. MINT PELLA? C.359-336 BC. (THERE WAS NO GOLD COIN OF PHILIP). DONATED TO BCM (B7,15).

Sources and further reading

<6>Bibliographic reference: J F Head. 1955. EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS.
<7>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
<15>Unpublished document: 1974. GREEN MR HERBERT TO C N GOWING OCT 1974 (SEE CORRESPONDENCE ETC..

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13073: Surface find
  • EBC13928:
  • EBC13950:

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