BUC-976454: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: BUC-976454

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A medieval silver penny of Henry I (1100-1135) of 'larger profile/cross-and-annulets' type (c.1113; BMC viii; North 864), moneyer: Blacaman, mint: London. Ref: North 1994, 197.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1113
Date to: Circa AD 1113

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.42 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th June 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Arwen James
Identified by: Miss Arwen James
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4527

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 viii (N 864)
Obverse description: Bust left crowned and diademed; in front a sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRI REX
Reverse description: Cross pattee with annulet centre;in each angle, an annulet enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: BLACAMAN:ONL
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Chearsley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7011
Four figure Latitude: 51.79328154
Four figure longitude: -0.98643191
1:25K map: SP7011
1:10K map: SP71SW
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: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: HAMP-2959E3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Silver, penny, Henry I (1100-1135), full face/cross fleury (N866), c.1117-9, mint: London, moneyer: Wulfgar, North 1994, p.197
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: SUSS-493C53
Object type: COIN
silver, penny, Henry I (1100-1135),cross fleury type, c.1101-1104, mint: London, moneyer: Ordgar, North 1994: p.196. pl.16.
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: CAM-9B7662
Object type: COIN
Silver, penny, Henry I (1100-1135), Quatrefoil with piles type (N 863), c.1111, mint and moneyer unknown, North 1994: p.197, pl 16.
Workflow: PublishedFind published

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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