Aim: To look carefully at the Roman coins in the school’s resource box and obtain information from them.
To be able to understand the importance of coins to the archaeologist.
Put your coins in the correct places on the information sheet on Roman emperors. You will have to look carefully for the names of the emperors as these are in Latin.
Underline the Roman gods and goddesses that are shown on the coins:
Draw your favourite one.
Which Emperor is shown with a beard?
Which coins could not have been in the pay packet of an auxiliary soldier who was discharged in 105AD?
If you were anarchaeologist and found a coin of Hadrian that was shiny and new looking and another in a different place that was worn, would this help you date other finds in those two places?
Click here to go to the Emperors information sheet.
Resources Loan Box available from Middlewich Town Council Offices 01606 833434
Victoria Buildings Lewin Street Middlewich, CW10 9AS
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.