SUR-E82D03: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: SUR-E82D03

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Henry I. Quadrilateral on Cross Fleury type (N871).


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1125
Date to: Circa AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 17.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 09.131

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: A bust crowned and diademed, head 3/4 left, with a sceptre in the right hand.
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides. There is a lis at each angle over a cross fleury. There are pellets in the squares.
Reverse inscription: [...]EHN[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Bletchingley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3251
Four figure Latitude: 51.242912
Four figure longitude: -0.110317
1:25K map: TQ3251
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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