WAW-788689: Medieval coin: penny of Stephen (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-788689

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Medieval coin: penny of Stephen (1135-1154) minted in an unknown mint between 1135 and 1154 by an unknown moneyer; North No. 873 possibly. The coin has been cut in half.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1135
Date to: Exactly AD 1154

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 18.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th December 2016 - Friday 9th December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Stephen of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Stephen BMC i (N 873; Watford)
Obverse description: Possibly see a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.
Reverse description: Cross moline with a fleur in each angle.
Reverse inscription: IN[ ] ON : h
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Enstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.91324102
Four figure longitude: -1.44896081
1:25K map: SP3824
1:10K map: SP32SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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