KENT-AB8D82: Halfpenny of Henry I

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Unique ID: KENT-AB8D82

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A worn silver cut halfpenny of Henry I (1100-1135), Full Face and Cross Fleury type, North 866, minted c.1109 at Canterbury by uncertain moneyer

Measurements: 18.47mm long (original diameter), 9.54mm wide, 1.14mm thick and 0.67g in weight.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1109
Date to: Circa AD 1109

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.47 mm
Width: 9.54 mm
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 13.61 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC x (N 866)
Obverse description: Facing crowned and diademed bust
Obverse inscription: +[HENRIC]VS REX AN
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet centre
Reverse inscription: [___ .O]N CANP
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Kingston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2051
Four figure Latitude: 51.21579719
Four figure longitude: 1.14876081
1:25K map: TR2051
1:10K map: TR25SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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