LIN-020FC8: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-020FC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken silver cut halfpenny of Henry I, 'Star in Lozenge Fleury' type, mint of Thetford, struck circa 1121. J.J. North number 869.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1121
Date to: Circa AD 1121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Width: 16 mm
Weight: 0.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Thetford
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xiii (N 869)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS R(E)]
Reverse description: Quatrefoil with star in centre and pellets on limbs; four lis around
Reverse inscription: [ ]N.TETF[ ]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0080
Four figure Latitude: 53.307512
Four figure longitude: -0.500689
1:25K map: TF0080
1:10K map: TF08SW
WOEID: 26348820
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Tuesday 18th June 2013
Updated: Tuesday 18th June 2013

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