LEIC-6180B5: Medieval silver penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: LEIC-6180B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver penny of Henry I, cross fleury type, Moneyer Godric, Thetford mint, c.1102 North 858 BMCii.

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
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
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: Thetford
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC ii (N 858)
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust, possible pellet on shoulder or obscured pendilllia?
Obverse inscription: +HENRI R
Reverse description: Cross fleury in solid circular border
Reverse inscription: GODRIC ON TETFR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Thaxted (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6130
Four figure Latitude: 51.945203
Four figure longitude: 0.34103
1:25K map: TL6130
1:10K map: TL63SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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