​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

A cut half example of the scarce Bur.3 variety of Class 2a.  This one sold on Ebay Jan 2017. Appears to be from the same die as BYJN2005 above.

Class 2a

Jon (John of St Edmunds)


Obv: hEHRICUS•REX TERCI

Rev: IOH/OHS/EDM/VHD


C/T sub-type Bur.2 (11 in the Brussels Hoard)


Notes: the commoner of the two varieties in the hoard - the other having ION in the reverse legend, rather than IOH as seen here…but this coin is of the rare Eaglen die B/b.  [RP-1728]

2a Type Bur.3

Class 2a from Bury comes in two varieties - the one most frequently encountered C&T type Bur.2, has a reverse spelling of IOH/OHS’/EDM/VHD whereas the scarcer one, Bur.3, reads ION/ONS/EIN/TED.

Page updated: Jan 6th 2017

Class 2a

Jon

 

Obv: Bearded portrait facing, *hEHRICVSREX TERCI’  Mintmark 2. Class 2a indicated by initial mark and curved limbs to X. Five pellets under crown.

Rev:  IOH/OHS’/EDM/VHD

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 15

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Bur.2

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 11

Weight ................................................ 1.44 gm


Notes: Ex Stewartby, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot # 613a.  

Class 2a

Coin Ref # BYNN1002

Coin Ref # BYJN2067

This cut-half sold on Ebay in December 2017; provenance unknown. Now in the author's collection. [RP-3098].

Coin Ref # BYNN1127

Class 2a

Jon

 

Obv: Ion of Bury St Edmunds mint, bearded portrait facing, *hEHRICVS REX TERCI’   Mintmark 2 (6 rays). Note the double-barred H (N).
Rev:  ION/ONS’/EIN/TED

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 15

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Bur.3

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 4


Notes: Another example, this one courtesy of John Wigley.  Also shown are early coin tickets relating to the sale of this coin in the sale of the A. Durlacher Collection, Sotheby Auction, 20 March 1899.

2a Type Bur.2

Coin Ref # BYJN2105

Coin Ref # BYJN2104

Coin Ref # BYJN2005

Coin Ref # BYJN2004

Coin Ref # BYJN2002

Coin Ref # BYJN2001

Coin Ref # BYNN1002

Coin Ref # BYNN1001

Note: The "Coin Ref #" given below each coin relates to the specific coin not to the type of coin.  It is provided as an aid to communication for anyone wishing to refer to a specific coin on this website.

Class 2a

Jon

 

Obv: Ion of Bury St Edmunds mint, bearded portrait facing, *hEHRICVS REX TERCI’   Mintmark 2 (6 rays). Note the double-barred H (N).
Rev:  ION/ONS’/EIN/TED

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 15

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Bur.3

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 4


Notes: Good VF. Eaglen 251.  Dies A/a. 

ex Dr R.J. Eaglen collection (B467), ex Brussels Hoard.  Image courtesy of CNG, Auction #279, Lot # 852, 16th May 2012

Class 1b

No moneyer


Obv: hENRICUS  REX ANG, mm 1, pellets on E and N.  Five pellets under crown.


Rev: AED/LIE/TER/CI'.  - A open at top. 


C/T sub-type : Bur.1 sim.


Notes: Rare. Provenance: The William Conte collection, ex North; ex P. Finn 7.12.1993.

Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1330-2001

Class 2a

Jon

 

Obv: Bearded portrait facing, *hEHRICVS•REX TERCI’  Mintmark 2. Class 2a indicated by initial mark and curved limbs to X. 

Rev:  IOH/OHS’/EDM/VHD

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 15

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Bur.2

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 11

Weight ....... 1.41 gm.


Provenance: The William Conte collection.

Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1333-2001

Class 1b

No moneyer


Obv: hEHRICUS  REX ANG, mm 1, pellets on E and H.  Five pellets under crown.


Rev: AED/LIE/TER/CI'.


C/T sub-type : Bur.1 


Notes: Rare; only two in the Brussels Hoard. Image courtesy of Mark Winiger - a coin in his collection. [MW-1125].

Class 2a

Jon


Obv: Ion of Bury St Edmunds mint, bearded portrait facing, *hEHRICVS•REX TERCI’  Mintmark 2. Class 2a indicated by initial mark and curved limbs to X. 

Rev:  IOH/OHS’/EDM/VHD

C/T sub-type: Bur.2


Notes: 11 in BH.  Eaglen die 252, a little off-centre, almost very fine.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and offered (but unsold) at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2442


Class 2a

Jon


Obv: facing bust with *hEHRICVS•REX TERCI’ mintmark 2. Class 2a indicated by initial mark and curved limbs to X. 

Rev: voided long cross dividing ION ON SEINTED legend for the moneyer Jon at Bury St Edmunds mint.

C/T sub-type: Bur.2 (11 in BH)


This coin sold by Timeline Auctions, 14th March 2012,  Lot 0217

Bury St. Edmunds,

Classes 1-2