​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

h2

Three examples showing outward curving foot of the curved segment. Typical of 5d2*, 5d3 & 5d3*.

5d2

5d1*

5d3*

5d2*

5d1

5d3

Coarse appearance, h type 1, N is reverse barred. 

"III" to left of sceptre, with no preceeding pellet.

Single crown band.

Coarse appearance, h type 1, N is normal, not reverse barred.

"XIII" to left of sceptre, with no preceeding pellet.

Single crown band.

"Normal" appearance, h type 1, N may be normal or reverse barred, or "H".

"III" to left of sceptre, with no preceeding pellet.

Crown band shows evidence of being made up of two single bands.

Finer appearance, h type 2, N may be normal or reverse barred.

"III" to left of sceptre, with a preceeding pellet.

Single crown band.

Finer appearance, h type 2, N is reverse barred.

"III" to left of sceptre, with a preceeding pellet.

Double crown band.

Class 5d


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h1

Two examples showing inward curving foot of the curved segment.

Typical of 5d1, 5d1* and 5d2.

"Normal" appearance, h type 2,

N reverse barred.

"III" to left of sceptre, with no preceeding pellet.

Single crown band.