​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Coin Ref # CNGB2082

Coin ref # CNNC2004

Coin ref # CNNC2003

Class 2b2

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  - Beard of double row of pellets.


Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAH - with ER ligated. RIC: 7-8.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 13

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  3

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.40 

Number of coins of this type in BH............3

  

Coin is ex the William Conte collection. ex North; ex Baldwin.  Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1339-2001

Coin Ref # CNGB2003

Class 2b1

Nicole

Obv:hEHRICUS REX TERC, Three pellets under crown.

Rev: HIC/OLE/OHE/ANT,  AN  ligated.

C&T type: C.36

Notes:  There were 35 2b1 coins of Canterbury documented for the Brussels Hoard; 23 of Nicole, 5 of Gilbert and 7 of William. The Nicole coins were all of one type, C.36. Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and​ sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2438


Coin ref # CNWM2002

Coin ref # CNNC2006

Class 2b2

Gilbert (Gilbert de Bonnington)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX TERCI' - with HR and ER ligated. Initial mark type 3.

Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAH - no ligations. Gilbert de Bonnington of the Archbishop's mint.  RIC: 8-9

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........13  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 3   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.39
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 9


Notes: An Ebay sale, December 2015. 

Class 2b2

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  -  Beard made of pellets. Initial mark type 3. Note the unusual difference in shape of the crown end pellets. It is unclear whether the shape of the LH ornament is part of the initial strike, or represents subsequent wear.


Rev: WIL/LEM/OHC/AHT - no ligations


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 26

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.44

Number of coins of this type in BH............ 12

     

Notes: The two different types recorded in the BH have similar reverse legends, but either ending in AHT or ANT.  Images courtesy of Alan Hunt.  Ex Brussels Hoard, ex Drabble sale, lot 750, ex Seaby.​

Coin ref # CNGB2002

Class 2b1

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  - three pellets under crown.


Rev: WIL/LCM/OHC/AHT,  RIC: 8  2nd quarter "E" looks as though it may be a "C".


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 7

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.37

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 2

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

  

Notes: Ex Lord Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot # 614b.

Coin ref # CNNC2002

Class 2b1

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  - three pellets under crown.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT - with AN ligated,  RIC: 8-9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 23

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  1

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.36

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 23

  

Notes: Coin sold on Ebay, Nov. 2014.

Class 2b2

Gilbert (Gilbert de Bonnington)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX TERCI' - with HR and ER ligated. Initial mark type 3.

Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAH - no ligations.   RIC: 6.5-7.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........13  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 3   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.39
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 9

Weight .............................................. 1.39 gm.


Notes: Ex Lord Stewartby, and ex H. Montagu. Coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot # 619a. Images courtesy of Mark Winiger.

Class 2b2

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  -  Beard made of pellets.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT - with AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 79

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.43

Number of coins of this type in BH............77

     

This is another example of the common variety spelt ANT rather than AHT in 4th quadrant. Coin was sold on Ebay in June 2015.

Coin ref # CNNC2070

Class 2b2

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  -  Beard made of pellets.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT - with AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 79

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.43

Number of coins of this type in BH............77

     

This is the common variety spelt ANT rather than AHT in 4th quadrant. Coin is ex the William Conte collection, ex North; ex Spink 12.1.1978. Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1340-2001

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Class 2b2

Gilbert (Gilbert de Bonnington)


Obv: hEHRICVS REX TERCI' - with HR and ER ligated. Initial mark type 3.

Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAH - no ligations.   RIC: 6.5-7.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........13  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 3   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.39
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 9

Weight .............................................. 1.42 gm.


Notes: Ex Lord Stewartby, and ex Sotheby, 11-16 May 1896, lot 390b; Bt A H Baldwin, August 1952.  Coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot # 619b. Images courtesy of Mark Winiger.

Canterbury Mint - Class 2b

Coin Ref # CNGB2083

Coin ref # CNWM2071

Class 2b1

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX TERCI'  - three pellets under crown.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT,  RIC: 8-9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 23

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  1

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.36

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 23

Weight .................................................. 1.34 gm

  

Notes: Stressed obverse surface, the reverse with lustre, very fine, ex Lord Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot # 614a.