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Henry I Counter: CM.M.179-R
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Henry I Counter
Henry I (1100-35)
Passe, Simon de
Passe, Willem de
This medal is part of a series of silver counters by Simon and William van de Passe of the Sovereigns of England and other contemporary personages. The subject of this counter is Henry I.
Acquisition and important dates
Method of acquisition: Unknown
Components of the work
Diameter (min) 27 mm
Diameter 27 mm
Weight 2.71 g
Inscription or legends present
Inscription present: The King, full length, crowned, Three-quarters right facing, armed with sword and dagger, and holding sword and orb.
- Text: HENRICVS . I . REX ORBIIT I DECE 1135
- Location: Obverse
- Type: Design
Inscription present: Shield crowned bearing 2 lions passant guardant to left.
- Text: RAYNED 35 YEARS BVRYED AT READING.
- Location: Reverse
- Type: Design
References and bibliographic entries
Accession number: CM.M.179-R
Primary reference Number: 227471
Created: Monday 19 August 2019
Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020
Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021
Associated departments & institutions
Owner or interested party:
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Coins and Medals
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