SUSS-C3D802: Early Medieval Coin:  Penny

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Unique ID: SUSS-C3D802

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Henry I (1100-35); Profile and Cross Fleury type (North 858); mint: Southwark (SVDD); moneyer: Sprot (SPROT), c.AD1102.

The coin is worn, slightly bent

Cf North 1994, Vol. 1, p.196, no. 858: Henry I, mint/moneyer not yet done.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1102
Date to: Circa AD 1102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lucy Ellis
Identified by: Miss Lucy Ellis
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

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: Southwark
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC ii (N 858)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left holding a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRI REX
Reverse description: Cross fleury with an annulet centre.
Reverse inscription: SPROT ON SVDD (first D in SVDD represents 'th')
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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