​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 5f

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  NR ligated. Double-banded crown. Pellets between the hair curls. Pellets on neck. Double row of pellets for beard. Oval eyes.


Rev: NIC/OHL/ONC/ANT - with pellets on the "N"s in 3q & 4q.  OH, ON & AN ligated.
​RIC: 10.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH:    104  
Number of different C&T types in BH.... 5 
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin:  n/a
Number of coins of this type in BH.......0

Weight ........................................... 1.3 gm
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Notes: An unusual reverse, unrecorded in Churchill and Thomas. Reverse legend spelling error of "OHL" instead of "OLE".
​A metal detecting find by Chris Wright, found near Ashbourne.

Page updated Nov 11th 2017

Coin Ref # CNW5508

CNWM5508

Coin Ref # CNNC5522

Class 5f

Nicole  (Nicholas of Hadlow)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   - NR ligated, and start of legend preceeded by three pellets.
Double crown-band, but only just - the gap having nearly closed up. Classic low central fleur characteristic of classes 5f/5g.


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - with ON & AN ligated, pellet on 4q "N".  Note the long upright tail on the 2q "L".  RIC: 8.5-9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 104

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin... C.556

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  64


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 30]

Coin Ref # CNNC5745

Class 5f

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  NR ligated. Double-banded crown. Pellets above and below the hair curls. Double row of pellets for beard. Slightly off-center.


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - AN ligated, with pellet on the N. In the 3rd quad, the O appears to be joined to the N.  RIC: 9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........160   
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 12
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin: C.578 ?
Number of coins of this type in BH..........1

Weight ...............................................1.49 gm
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Notes: Part of lot 101 offered at auction by Baldwins, 6th June 2015. Ex L.A. Lawrence (part two), Glendining, 14th March 1951, lot 438 (part).  ​

Coin Ref # CNWM5516

Class 5f

Nicole


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'  NR ligated. Double-banded crown. Pellets above and below the hair curls. Pellets on neck. Double row of pellets for beard.


Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ANT - with pellets on the "N"s in 3q & 4q.  ON & AN ligated. RIC: 10.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH:    104  
Number of different C&T types in BH.... 5 
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin: C.556
Number of coins of this type in BH....... 64

Weight ........................................... 1.45 gm
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Notes: Part of lot 101 offered at auction by Baldwins, 6th June 2015. Ex L.A. Lawrence (part two), Glendining, 14th March 1951, lot 438 (part).  ​ 

Coin Ref # CNNC5509

Class 5f

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III   - with NR ligated,  R3 Double crown-band with small and low central fleur. 


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - Em, ON and AN ligated. Pellets on 3q and 4q "N"s. Probable pellet on the M.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 160

Number of different C&T types in BH.......   12

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.571

Number of coins of this type in BH..........    59


Notes: The commonest reverse type of this coin. Images courtesy of DNW, coin auction March 18th 2015, part of lot # 525 (coin #5)

Coin Ref # CNWM5513

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

Class 5f

Willem


Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Double crown band.  Broad rounded bust. 


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - with AN  ligated. Pellet on M.  Pellet on N crossbar in 4q, and note pellet at foot of the letter A.   RIC: 9.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 160 

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 12

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin... C.575

Number of coins of this type in BH..........17


Notes:  Image courtesy of York Coins, ref # WZ44.

Canterbury




Class 5f

Walter


Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Double crown band.  Broad rounded bust. Necklace.


Rev: WAL/TER/ONC/ANT - with AL, OH and AN  ligated. Possible pellet on N crossbar in 3q, unclear in 4q. 3rd quadrant N may be an H.   RIC: 9.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 92 

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.565/567

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 58/7


Notes: If no pellet on 4th quadrant N then this is the scarcer C.567.   VF, toned.  Image courtesy of CNG. Auction # 279, lot # 897.