SWYOR-0E8D91: Medieval coin; cut half penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: SWYOR-0E8D91

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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half penny of Henry I (1100 - 1135), type III, PAX type dating from about AD 1103. See North number 859. The mint and moneyer are illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1103

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.16 mm
Width: 8.26 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.58 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th September 2012 - Tuesday 29th January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2082

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: Unknown
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC iii (N 859)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned and diademed bust
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRI R[EX EI]
Reverse description: PAX across the field between two beaded double lines, two annulets below (and above).
Reverse inscription: (ONR)[-](NL)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4626
Four figure Latitude: 53.728378
Four figure longitude: -1.304266
1:25K map: SE4626
1:10K map: SE42NE
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: Woodland

References cited

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Audit data

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

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