SUR-842CEF: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: SUR-842CEF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Henry I, 1125 - 1135. North 871.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1125
Date to: Circa AD 1135

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 20.32 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-1467

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and holding a sceptre with a star to the right
Obverse inscription: [HE]NR[ICVS]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral on cross fleury
Reverse inscription: [...]N[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6432
Four figure Latitude: 51.0837574
Four figure longitude: -1.08767384
1:25K map: SU6432
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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