DOR-7DF37D: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry I

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-7DF37D

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A silver penny of Henry I dating to 1125 - 1135. Quadilateral on cross fleury reverse type (BMC XV). Mint of London. The moneyer is Alfwine.
Reference: North Volume I, No. 871
Date: Early Medieval
Diameter: 20.97 mm
Weight: 1.30 g
Die axis: Uncertain

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.97 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 016491

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 xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Facing bust, crowned and diademed, head three quarters left, sceptre in right and
Obverse inscription: [h]ENR[ICVS]
Reverse description: Quadilateral with incurved sides and a lis at each angle over a cross fleury. The moneyer is Alfwine
Reverse inscription: A[---] ON LV[--]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Marston Magna

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: Wednesday 8th June 2016
Updated: Thursday 9th June 2016

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