SWYOR-FD3F16: Medieval Coin; penny of Henry I, Quadrilateral on cross fleury reverse type

Rights Holder: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SWYOR-FD3F16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete medieval silver coin; a penny of Henry I (AD 1100 - 1135) dating from about AD 1125 - 1135. Quadrilateral on cross fleury reverse type. The legends are illegible. The coin is worn and battered around the edges. Compare North (1994) number 871 on page 198. The coin is 19.1mm diameter, 0.6mm thick and 1.25g.

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
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3022

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: Unknown
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: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Cundall with Leckby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4272
Four figure Latitude: 54.14212505
Four figure longitude: -1.35858183
1:25K map: SE4272
1:10K map: SE47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WAW-D41182
Object type: COIN
Silver, penny, Henry I (1100-35), quadrilateral on cross fleury type, 1125-c.1135, mint and moneyer uncertain, North 1994: 198, pl.16.35, N 871.
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: ESS-CD7D32
Object type: COIN
Silver, penny, Henry I (1100-35), quadrilateral on cross fleury, 1125-c.1135, mint and moneyer unknown, North 1994: p.198, pl.16 N 871.
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: BUC-C43A0D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A silver medieval cut half penny of Henry I (AD 1100-1135) dating to 1125-c.1135. Quadrilateral on cross fluery type, mint unknown. North 1991…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.