HAMP-8FADE7: Medieval coin : penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: HAMP-8FADE7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An medieval penny of Henry I (1100-35), full face/ cross fleury type (North 866; BMC x), mint: York, moneyer: Laising / Leysing, dating to c.1117. Reference: North 1994: 197.

The coin has been struck off-centre on the flan resulting in parts of the inscription being partially missing.

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: Circa AD 1117
Date to: Circa AD 1117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th January 2017 - Sunday 8th January 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 427

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: York
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC x (N 866)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and diademed.
Obverse inscription: +[h]ENRICVS.RE[X A]
Reverse description: Cross fleury [with annulet centre]
Reverse inscription: +LAIS[IN]G ON EVE:
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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