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Unique ID: WILT-A76EDC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete medieval silver penny of Henry I dating to c AD 1134 - 1135. Quadrilateral on cross fleury reverse. Moneyer is probably Roger, London mint. The coin is worn and battered around the edges, with a nick in the circumference 2.88 mm long to the left of the sceptre on the obverse .

North 871

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1134
Date to: Circa AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 19.56 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Baker
Identified by: Ms Helen Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5183

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 xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed, sceptre in right hand.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides and lis at each angle over cross fleury
Reverse inscription: RO[..] [....N]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Heywood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8653
Four figure Latitude: 51.27597124
Four figure longitude: -2.20208779
1:25K map: ST8653
1:10K map: ST85SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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