KENT-21B759: Henry I penny of the Thetford Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-21B759

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A worn, clipped and slightly misstruck medieval silver penny of Henry I (1100-35), 'quadrilateral on cross fleury' type, dating to the period 1125-c.1135. Minted at Thetford by Rodberd. BMC type xv; North (1994) no. 871.

Measurements: 16.59mm in diameter, 1.43mm thick and 1.46g in weight.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.43 mm
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 16.59 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry I of England
Mint or issue place: Thetford
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC xv (N 871)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed facing bust, three quarter left, with sceptre right
Obverse inscription: +h[ENRICVS R(EX)]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral with incurved sides and lis at each angle over cross fleury
Reverse inscription: +ROBER[D.]ON.[Th]ETF
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • BMC : Type xv

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ash (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2958
Four figure Latitude: 51.27510163
Four figure longitude: 1.28188215
1:25K map: TR2958
1:10K map: TR25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: WAW-D41182
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
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.
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Find number: ESS-CD7D32
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
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.
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Find number: SUR-4704A1
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Silver, penny, Henry I (1100-35), Quadrilateral on cross fleury type (N 871), 1125-c.35, mint and moneyer unknown, North 1994: 198, pl.16.35.
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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 24 days ago

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