LON-16EAA7: A Medieval silver penny of Henry I, (AD 1100-1135) dating from AD 1107

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Unique ID: LON-16EAA7

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A Medieval silver penny of Henry I, (AD 1100-1135) dating from AD 1107, Moneyer Sigar, mint of London. BMC VI, North type No. 862.

Obverse description: Crowned bust three-quarters right holding sceptre in right hand pointing with left; in field right, three stars.

Obverse inscription: HENRIC REX

Reverse description: Cross pattee over saltire with four annulets at the end of each limb, in angle a star.

Reverse inscription: SIGAR ON LV[]

Dimensions: diameter: 19.59mm; weight: 1.27g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1980. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c.600-1272. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 19.47 mm

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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: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Henry I BMC vi (N 862)
Obverse description: Crowned bust three-quarters right holding sceptre in right hand pointing with left; in field right, three stars.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC REX
Reverse description: Cross pattee over saltire with four annulets at the end of each limb, in angle a star.
Reverse inscription: SIGAR ON LV[]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Surrey Docks (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3679
Four figure Latitude: 51.49359401
Four figure longitude: -0.04234424
1:25K map: TQ3679
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Mudlarking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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