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LEIC-8C1AA6: Medieval silver farthing  possibly Henry I

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Unique ID: LEIC-8C1AA6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver farthing, possibly Henry I (Quadrilateral on cross fluery type).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1135
Date to: Circa AD 1150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.5 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.29 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry I / Stephen
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Part of crowned bust
Reverse description: Voided short cross with Fleur like motif

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4700
Four figure Latitude: 52.59577005
Four figure longitude: -1.30757341
1:25K map: SK4700
1:10K map: SK40SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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