LIN-328951: Silver penny of Henry I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-328951

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver penny of Henry I (1100-35) type 11 (Double Inscription) (c.1115-17).  EMC 2020.0300. This seems to be an unrecorded moneyer for the type however the inscription is interpreted.

Obverse: Bust left crowned and diademed, holding a sceptre /  EN[  ][X?]

Reverse: Double inscription between three beaded circles, the outer inscription divided by a quatrefoil in a circle; in centre a cross pattée / [S?][ ][F?][ ]E:O / +N:[][C?]ES:

Notes:

Record made by images kindly submitted by the finder.

Dr Martin Allen, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge kindly identified this coin. He also notes that the moneyer might possibly be Stiefne, and the mint reading [--][C?]ES might be Chichester.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1115
Date to: Circa AD 1117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xi (N 867)
Obverse description: Bust left crowned and diademed, holding a sceptre
Obverse inscription: EN[ ][X?]
Reverse description: Double inscription between three beaded circles, the outer inscription divided by a quatrefoil in a circle; in centre a cross pattée
Reverse inscription: [S?][ ][F?][ ]E:O / +N:[][C?]ES:
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Barkston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9141
Four figure Latitude: 52.95866176
Four figure longitude: -0.64677124
1:25K map: SK9141
1:10K map: SK94SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
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Updated: About one year ago

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