​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 1b/2 Mule

Ion


Obv: hENRICUS REX ANG,  Five pellets under crown. Strokes for beard, not pellets. Pellet on first "E".


Rev: IOH/OHC/CAN/TER - with AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........  3   
... and in the Colchester hoard ................  0
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  1
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.16
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  3
Weight ............................................... 1.40 gm

Notes: Images courtesy of Mark Winiger. Ex Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot# 609b

Class 1b/2 Mule

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS REX ANG, pellet stop after REX, pellets on the two "E"s. Four pellets under crown. Strokes for beard, not pellets.


Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAN - with AN ligated. ER is not ligated (as in C.14).


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........  3   
... and in the Colchester hoard ................  2
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  2
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.15
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  2
Weight ............................................... 1.42 gm

Notes: Images courtesy of Mark Winiger. Ex Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot# 609a.

Coin Ref # CNJN1059

Coin Ref # CNNC1060

Coin Ref # CNNC1003

Class 1b/2 Mule

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX ANG, pellets on the two 2E"s, Four pellets under crown. Strokes for beard, not pellets.


Rev: WIL/LEM/OHE/CAN - with AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........  4   
... and in the Colchester hoard ................  2
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  2
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.26
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  3
Weight ............................................... 1.38 gm

Notes: Ex Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot# 610b.   

Class 1b/2

No Moneyer, Canterbury


Obv: hENRICVS REX AN  - pellets on first "E" and on the "N", and probably also on the 2nd "E". with NR and AN ligated. Five pellets under crown.  Stop after REX. The mintmark on this coin has a 7-rayed star.


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHE/CAN - with AN ligated.

RIC: 10-10.5.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 36  
... and in the Colchester hoard ................ 6
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 8
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.22
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 6 
Weight................................................. 1.29 gm


Notes:   Images courtesy of Rickie Rose, coin ex Timeline Auctions. 

Canterbury Mint -1b/2 Mules

Page updated 25 July 2017

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.

Coin ref # CNNC1001

Class 1b/2 Mule

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS RE[   ]  Four pellets under crown. Strokes for beard, not pellets.


Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAN - with AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........  3   
... and in the Colchester hoard ................  2
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  2
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.15
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  2
Weight ...............................................1.35 gm

Notes: About very fine and toned, Images courtesy of DNW, coin auctioned 18th September 2013, lot 1231.  Provenance: From the Brussels (Belgium) Hoard, 1908; G.C. Drabble Collection, Part I, Glendining Auction, 4-6 July 1939, lot 748; R. Carlyon-Britton Collection; R.L. Davis Collection [from Seaby November 1963]; J.P. Mass Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 61, 17 March 2004, lot 426.

Coin ref # CNNN1116

Coin Ref # CNGB1058

Canterbury class 1b/2 coins of Nicole are less scarce than those of Gilbert, Ion or Willem.

Coin Ref # CNWM1061

Class 1b/2 Mule

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX ANG - with stop after REX. Pellets on the two 2E"s, but not on the "N". Five pellets under crown.   


Rev: HIC/OLE/OHE/CAN


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 36 
... and in the Colchester hoard ................ 6
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 9
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.22
Number of coins of this type in BH..........   6
Weight ............................................... 1.43 gm

Notes: Reverse a little off-centre, otherwise nearly very fine, toned, rare.  Images courtesy of DNW, coin auctioned 18th September 2012, lot #2304.  Provenance: J.J. North Collection [from Spink July 1971]; W.J. Conte Collection, CNG Mailbid Sale 58, 19 September 2001, lot 1926.

Coin ref # CNWM1001

Class 1b/2 Mule

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX ANG  Five pellets under crown. Strokes for beard, not pellets. Double-struck.


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


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........  36  
... and in the Colchester hoard ................  6
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  8
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.18
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  2
Weight .................................................1.25 gm

Notes: Ex Stewartby collection, coin auctioned by Spink, June 2016, lot# 610a, bought from A.H. Baldwin, Oct. 1952. 


Class 1b/2

Nicole

Obv:hENRICUS REX ANG, with NR & AN ligated. 5 pellets under crown. Beard made up of strokes.


Rev: HIC/OLE/ONE/CAN,  with the 3q N appearing as a fat I, and the 4q C appearing as an O.  AN ligated.

Note a pellet between C and A in 4q.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 36

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 9

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.17

Number of coins of this type in BH............7


Notes: Image courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb,  and​auctioned 11th Feb 2015, lot #61.


Class 1b/2

Willem

Obv:hENRICUS REX ANG, with NR & AN ligated. Pellets on Es. 5 pellets under crown. Beard made up of strokes.


Rev: WIL/LEM/OHE/CAN,  with the  4q C appearing as an O.  AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 4

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.26

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


Notes: About very fine and toned, very rare. Provenance: From the Brussels (Belgium) Hoard, 1908; G.C. Drabble Collection, Part I, Glendining Auction, 4-6 July 1939, lot 749; R. Carlyon-Britton Collection; J.P. Mass Collection, Part IV, DNW Auction 73, 14 March 2007, lot 1427 Image courtesy of DNW, coin sold at DNW Auction 18th Sept. 2013, Lot #1232. 


Coin ref # CNNC1002

Coin Ref # CNGB1001

Class 1b/2a

Nicole

Obv:hENRICUS REX ANG, with NR & AN ligated. 5 pellets under crown. Beard made up of strokes.


Rev: HIC/OLE/ONE/CAN,  with the 3q N appearing as a fat I, and the 4q C appearing as an O.  AN ligated.

C&T type: C.17


Notes: There were 46 1b/2 mules documented in the Brussels Hoard book by Churchill and Thomas. These fall into 14 types. There were 7 coins of this type, C17. Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and​ sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2436