LEIC-F25B58: Medieval silver penny of Henry I, 1107

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Unique ID: LEIC-F25B58

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Fragment of a medieval silver penny fragment of Henry I (1100-35), 'Pointed bust and stars' type (BMC VI, North 862), c.AD1107, London mint; moneyer unknown. Ref: North 1994.


Only second coin of this issue and third of this monarch recorded on database.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1107
Date to: Circa AD 1107

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th October 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1x3x119

Materials and construction

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

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 vi (N 862)
Obverse description: Part of sceptre and star?
Obverse inscription: HEN
Reverse description: Solid line terminating in small quatrefoil of annulets, flanked by a star in each angle.
Reverse inscription: LVN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Rutland

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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