SWYOR-C24483: Medieval coin; penny of henry I

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Unique ID: SWYOR-C24483

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A silver Medieval coin; a broken penny of Henry I (1100 - 1135), Quadrilateral on Cross Fleury type (BMC XV) dating from about AD 1125 - 1135. The coin is broken with only about a quarter surviving. The mint and moneyer are illegible. See North number 871.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1125
Date to: Circa AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.78 mm
Width: 9.84 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.41 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2306

Materials and construction

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

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 xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned, holding sceptre, head three quarters left.
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRIC[...]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides and a lis at each point over a cross fleury
Reverse inscription: [...]RI[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Torksey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8379
Four figure Latitude: 53.30145826
Four figure longitude: -0.75600914
1:25K map: SK8379
1:10K map: SK87NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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