Reference numberCLP/16/34
TitlePaper, 'Part of a letter, concerning some Roman coins and other antiquities lately found in Lincolnshire [England]' by [Rastrick]
Date22 October 1701
DescriptionThe author writes: 'This comes only to acquaint you with what may not be improper to insert in some of your next Philosophical Transactions, viz, that in July last one Edward Lenton, who lives with one Philip Wolverston of Fleet in South Holland in Lincolnshire, being about to fence in a hay-stack, and digging a grip for that purpose about the depth of half a yard, he struck his spade upon a pot, which when he broke, (else nothing could be got out of it) there was no less than 36 pound weight of old Roman copper coin found in it.' Includes three figures of coins.

Subject: Numismatics

Read to the Royal Society on 10 December 1701

Addressed to Hans Sloane

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Part of a letter to the publisher, concerning some Roman coins, and other matters lately observed in Lincolnshire'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1702.0017
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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