LIN-C48284: Medieval silver penny

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Unique ID: LIN-C48284

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A silver penny of Henry I, 'Star in lozenge fleury' type, struck c.1121. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1121
Date to: Circa AD 1121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xiii (N 869)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HENRICV]S RE[ ]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides; fleur at each angle; trefoil of annulets between each pair of fleurs; star in centre
Reverse inscription: [ ]N.[ ]D[ ]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Coddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8353
Four figure Latitude: 53.0678021
Four figure longitude: -0.7627516
1:25K map: SK8353
1:10K map: SK85SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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