SWYOR-C463D7: a medieval coin: a penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: SWYOR-C463D7

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A Medieval silver coin: a penny of Henry I (1100-1135), type 10, London mint, moneyer Blacaman. It is 19.3mm in diameter and 0.8mm thick. It weighs 1.32gm.

Reference: North, volume 1, number 866.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1100
Date to: Exactly AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster 945

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: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC x (N 866)
Obverse description: A crowned and diademed facing bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: H[EN]RICVS R[EX] N
Reverse description: A cross fleury with an annulet in the centre.
Reverse inscription: BLACA[M]AN ON LV[N]
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Owersby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0694
Four figure Latitude: 53.432139
Four figure longitude: -0.405991
1:25K map: TF0694
1:10K map: TF09SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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