GLO-FCC327: GLO-FCC327 silver medieval penny of Henry I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-FCC327

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval penny of Henry I

Type X dated to 1117

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX [A N]
Reverse description: Cross fleury
Reverse inscription: ALFPI[NE ON ]LVND

Moneyer: Alfwine

Mint: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th August 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC x (N 866)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX [A N]
Reverse description: Cross fleury
Reverse inscription: ALFPI[NE ON ]LVND
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
To be known as: Hardwicke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: GLO
Created: Friday 10th January 2014
Updated: Tuesday 14th January 2014

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