YORYM-D87984: Medieval Coin : Penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: YORYM-D87984

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Henry I, annulets and piles type, mint and moneyer uncertain, circa AD 1105.

North Vol 1, p.197, no.860.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1105

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC iv (N 860)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC RE
Reverse description: Four annulets between four piles
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Driffield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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