WILT-496322: Medieval Coin : Cut Halfpenny of Henry I (obverse)

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Unique ID: WILT-496322

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry I (1100-1135), minted in 1121. The coin is worn and has a piece missing.

Spink 1274. North 869.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1121
Date to: Exactly AD 1121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Bould
Identified by: Mr Graham Bould

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xiii (N 869)
Obverse inscription: [ ]V[ ]
Reverse description: Star in Lozenge Fleury, trefoils between each arm.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Hill

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: Monday 18th April 2016
Updated: Wednesday 17th August 2016

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