PUBLIC-EE7149: Medieval coin: silver penny of Henry I

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-EE7149

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered penny struck for Henry I, dating c. 1100-1101. Annulets type, moneyer Bruni/Brunic at the mint of London. BMC type I, North 857. The coin has been slightly clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1101

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Megan Stevenson
Identified by: Miss Megan Stevenson
Secondary identifier: Mr Alex Bliss

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 i (N 857)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R[EX N]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet centre; in each angle, three pellets on a pile which rests on the inner circle
Reverse inscription: +BRVNI ON LV[ND]
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Framlingham

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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