PUBLIC-D5EEB3: A Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry I 'Smaller Profile/Cross and Annulets'

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A Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry I 'Smaller Profile/Cross and Annulets' (BMC Type XII). Dated 1119-1121. Uncertain monyer and mint. North no.868.

Obverse: Bust left crowned. Obverse inscription: [ ]ENR[ ].

Reverse: Cross pattée with annulet centre; in each angle, an annulet enclosing a pellet. Reverse inscription: [ ]:ON:[ ]..

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1119
Date to: Circa AD 1121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.92 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.39 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Lange
Identified by: Mr David Lange

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
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xii (N 868)
Obverse description: Bust left crowned.
Obverse inscription: [ ]ENR[ ].
Reverse description: Cross pattée with annulet centre; in each angle, an annulet enclosing a pellet.
Reverse inscription: [ ]:ON:[ ].
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

  • BMC : XII

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

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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