Monument record MCC599 - Late Iron Age Mint, Sheepen, Colchester


Late Iron Age Mint of Cunobelin, Sheepen, recorded during the 1930s excavations.


Grid reference TL 98688 25316 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Together with much burnt material, slag, furnace clay, pieces of crucibles was a great quantity of fragments of peculiar pitted slab-moulds of highly baked clay, near pit K1. The moulds appear to be casting flans on which the coins were struck.<1>
A small dump of coin-flan moulds were found during excavations in 1971 (see MCC1355).<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hawkes, C.F.C. and Hull, M.R.. 1947. Camulodunum: First Report on the Excavations at Colchester 1930-1939. p.124.
  • <2> Serial: Hawkes, Christopher, F. C. & Crummy, Philip. 1995. CAR 11: Camulodunum II. 11. p.134.

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Oct 17 2016 9:07AM

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