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Unique ID: WMID-C490F7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Medieval coin: Henry I (1100-1135) penny minted in 1100. The penny has been broken into two pieces recently.




Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009 - Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Peter Bloore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards with an annulet either side.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX N
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet centre; in each angle three pellets on a pile which rests on the inner circle.
Reverse inscription: W[ ]INE ON LVNA[ ]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
To be known as: Waterhouses CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Wednesday 19th August 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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