KENT-92CB47: Medieval silver Penny of Henry 1st

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Unique ID: KENT-92CB47

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry I (1100-35), North 872, mint: London, moneyer: Thordred (possibly).

The coin is from a previously unrecorded Moneyer and mint combination: [ ]odred of London. This coin has been recorded on to the EMC (2013.0128) where Martin Allen suggests that the moneyer may be Thordred.


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Find of note status

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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: Exactly AD 1107
Date to: Circa AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 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 Halfpenny (N 872)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [ ]ENRIC RE[ ]
Reverse description: Short cross in centre with four pellets in each angle. Surrounded by legend
Reverse inscription: [ ]ONDRED ON LV[ ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cliffe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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