CORN-275AC7: cut half penny of Henry I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Unique ID: CORN-275AC7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half penny of Henry I (1100-1135), quadrilateral on cross fleury type reverse, c.1125-1135, Exeter mint, BMC 15, Spink 1276, North 871.

Evidence of reuse: cut into a half to be used as smaller change

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1125
Date to: Circa AD 1135
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: Exeter
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust facing three-quarters left, holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: +[HENRICVS]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides and lis at each angle over cross fleury
Reverse inscription: +[...ON:EXC]ES:
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.191633
Four figure longitude: -5.41985
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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