BH-391862: Medieval coin: penny of Henry I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-391862

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A silver penny of Henry I. 'Smaller Profile/Cross and Annulets' issue, North no. 868, struck in 1119. Moneyer: ALGAR:ON:SVDPI (probably Southwark or Sudbury). The edges of this coin have been cut, creating an octagonal flan.

Diameter: 15.8mm; thickness: 0.4mm; weight: 1.33g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1119

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 13/34 - 21

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xii (N 868)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rosette in left field.
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS:
Reverse description: Short cross pattee with [annulet at centre]; in each quarter, an annulet enclosing a pellet.
Reverse inscription: +ALGAR:ON:SVDPI
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Clothall

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Updated: Saturday 4th January 2014

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