​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 3d1

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III'  - with NR ligated, R is type 1 - wedge shaped tail which makes this 3d1 rather than 3d2. 

Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - with pellets on 3q/4q "N"s, and ON/AN ligated.  RIC: 8.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 367  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  13
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.170
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  87


Notes: The commonest type of Nicole 3d1. Coin sold on Ebay, December 2015.

Class 3d2

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX [III']  - unclear whether any punctuation after REX. No pellets over crown-band. Round eyes. Pellets between hair curls. R type 2 - characteristic of class 3d2.  


Rev: WIL/LEM/OHC/ANT - with EM, OH and AN ligated.  RIC: ~11-11.5


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........   11
Number of different C&T types in BH.......    2
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....  n/a
Number of coins of this type in BH..........   0

Weight.................................................. 1.36 gm

Notes: Images courtesy of an anonymous collector. Scarce coin, and this one has a reverse die not matching either of the two recorded in the BH study.

Canterbury Mint, Class 3 Pennies

Coin Ref # CNNC3005

Coin ref# CNNC3006

Class 3c

Nicole (Nicholas of St Albans)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   - NR ligated  Initial mark type 4 (rounded points). Colon after REX. Neck present.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT - Type C.154 has a pellet on the final "N".  RIC: 8-9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 70

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 7

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin... C.154 sim

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 0 


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 101]

Coin ref# CNWM3217

Coin Ref # CNNC3007

For information on the form of the reverse legend please refer to Research Note #4.

Class 3d2

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX:III'   


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - 3q N and 4q N have pellets, the OH and AN are ligated. The 3q "N" is close to being an "H".


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........   48
Number of different C&T types in BH.......    4
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.195
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  15

Notes: Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1472-2001

Coin Ref # CNNC3003

Class 3d1

Nicole


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with colon before III. Mintmark 4.2  Note pellets either side of hair curls. Wedge-shaped R (hence not 3d2). Pointed chin: 3d1 rather than 3c.


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - with ON & AN ligated. Pellet on N in 3rd and 4th quadrant. RIC: 7-8


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 367   

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 15    

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.168

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 57 


Notes: Image courtesy of CNG. Lot # 942601.

Class 3d1

Nicole  


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with colon before III. Mintmark 4.2 (Points are rounded, one points vertically down). Note pellets either side of hair curls. Wedge-shaped R.


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - with ON & AN ligated.  

RIC: Seven pellets in each quadrant of inner circle.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 367

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 15

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.168

Number of coins of this type in BH............ 57


Notes: Image courtesy of DNW.  Coin auctioned 2nd April 2014, part of lot #266.

Page updated: July 28th 2017

Coin Ref # CNNC3041

Class 3d1

Willem


Obv: hENRICVS REX III - with colon before III. Mintmark 4.2  Note pellets either side of hair curls. Wedge-shaped R (hence not 3d2). Pointed chin: 3d1 rather than 3c.


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - with EM, ON & AN ligated. Pellet on N in 3rd quadrant. RIC: 7


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........    42

Number of different C&T types in BH.......     4

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.186 

Number of coins of this type in BH............  8


Notes: Good VF, attractively toned. Ex. D Shuttleworth collection. Image courtesy of CNG, auction 308, August 2013, lot # 481.

Coin Ref # CNWM3004