NLM-7A199B: Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7A199B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Henry I (1100-1135), probably Lincoln mint; BMC type 2 profile bust, chipped. Possibly an issue of 1102.

Obverse description: Bust crowned and mantled left, to bottom edge of flan.

Obverse inscription: [H]ENRI RE[?]

Reverse description: Pelleted cross fleury with three comma-shaped lobes at the end of each arm.

Reverse inscription: [-]INA[--]LINE

Diameter: 17.3mm, Weight: 1.20gms, die axis: possibly 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1102
Date to: Exactly AD 1102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th May 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM36530

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC ii (N 858)
Obverse description: Bust crowned and mantled left, to bottom edge of flan
Obverse inscription: H]ENRI RE[?]
Reverse description: Pelleted cross fleury with three comma-shaped lobes at the end of each arm.
Reverse inscription: [-]INA[--]LINE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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