SUR-56DA02: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry I

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-56DA02

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Henry I. Quadrilateral on cross fleury type. North 871.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 19.23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2011 - Tuesday 31st May 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-760

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Crowned bust with sceptre facing left
Obverse inscription: [...]RE[...]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral on cross fleury
Reverse inscription: […]VER +
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1939
Four figure Latitude: 51.137914
Four figure longitude: -0.300438
1:25K map: TQ1939
1:10K map: TQ13NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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