- HER number: MEL8033
- Site Name: Penicuik House
- Grid Reference: 320999 658999
- Civil Parish:
- Monument Type:
- Findspot (Iron Age, Late Prehistoric, Late Iron Age, Prehistoric, Roman)
- Summary: Stray find of a Roman coin
- Description: NT25NW 12 21 59
In the 18th century a well-preserved gold coin of Vitellius (now lost) was found when a field near Penicuik House was being ploughed.
W Smellie 1784; G Macdonald 1918; RCAHMS 1988
NMRS REPORT DATE: 24/07/1991
- For more information contact: MidLothian Council HER
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- Bibliographic reference: RCAHMS. 1988. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Midlothian (prehistoric to early historic), Midlothian District, Lothian Region. 37, No.231.
- Bibliographic reference: Smellie, W. 1784. Account of the institution and progress of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, part ii. 62.
- Bibliographic reference: Macdonald, G. 1918b. 'Roman coins found in Scotland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 52 1917-18, p.203-76. 240.