Article | Roman coin unearthed by Burnham-On-Sea metal detector enthusiast

Published by, Wednesday June 13th 2012

“A Burnham-On-Sea metal detecting enthusiast has unearthered this acient Roman coin dating back to the Constantine era from a field outside Highbridge.

Morley Howard, pictures right on Burnham beach, made the discovery of the coin – which historians say was minted in AD 322 – while metal detecting on land near West Huntspill.

The coin, weighing 2.85g, is made of Roman copper alloy and bears an image of Constantine I, as pictured above.”

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