Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
CC License:

Image use policy

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


Unique ID: WILT-222448

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

A medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry I dating to c AD 1107. Pointing bust and stars type. Uncertain mint and moneyer. North (1994: 197) no. 862.

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: 19.22 mm
Width: 9.68 mm
Weight: 0.48 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5498

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
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC vi (N 862)
Obverse description: Bottom half of a crowned bust facing three-quarters right, holding a sceptre in the right hand and pointing with the left.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: A cross pattee over a saltire with four annulets at the end of each limb
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Market Lavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0153
Four figure Latitude: 51.2761454
Four figure longitude: -1.98704796
1:25K map: SU0153
1:10K map: SU05SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: LEIC-F25B58
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
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; m…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-01083A
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A broken and worn medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry I (1100-35), 'Pointing bust and stars' type (c.1110-3; North 862), mint: London. Ref:…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NMS-E73D63
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Worn medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry II dating to the period AD 1161 - 1165. Tealby type. Bust C1. Uncertain moneyer. Uncertain mint. S…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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