BUC-C43A0D: Medieval coin: cut half penny of Henry I

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Unique ID: BUC-C43A0D

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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 volume I, page 198, number 871. BMC XV.

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
Length: 18.3 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Weight: 0.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4811

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
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, head three quarters left, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides and lis at each angle over cross fleury
Reverse inscription: [...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7439
Four figure Latitude: 52.04446611
Four figure longitude: -0.92243611
1:25K map: SP7439
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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