LON-6BA1A5: Medieval silver coin: cut farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-6BA1A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver cut half penny of Henry I (AD1100-1135) smaller profile type with cross and annulets dating AD1125-1128. North no. 868. Moneyer: Wulfgar, Wulfwine, Wulfword of London.

Dimensions: diameter: 14.32mm; weight: 0.39g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1125
Date to: Circa AD 1128

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 14.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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 xii (N 868)
Obverse description: Crowned bust in profile facing left, rosette in front of face
Obverse inscription: [H]ENRICVS
Reverse description: Cross pattee with annulet centre; in each angle, an annulet enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: PVL [---] LVN
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.503528
Four figure longitude: -0.099555
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
WOEID: 26351330
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: Thursday 11th October 2012
Updated: Tuesday 16th October 2012

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