​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

CNRT5503

CNWM5510

Class 5g

Robert, Canterbury


Obv: hENRICUS REX III      Central fleur still discernible so not 5h.


Rev: ROB/ERT/ONC/ANT. - Pellet on N in 4th q. ON and AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 1068

Number of different C&T types in BH.......  20

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.645

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  211


Notes: A common coin, with several edge chips or clippings.  Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot 226

Provenance: Jim Sazama collection.

Class 5g

Robert, Canterbury


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.    Central fleur well formed.


Rev: ROB/ERT·/ONC/ANT, with ER, AN and ER ligated. Pellet on N. But note the pellet after ROBERT - this type not seen by C&T in the Brussels Hoard. RIC: 7-8


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........1068

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 20

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... n/a

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


Notes: Images courtesy of Craig Slater; a 2016 metal detecting find by him from near Leominster in Herefordshire.

Class 5g

Gilbert 
(Gilbert of Bonnington - the Archbishops moneyer)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   - NR ligated. Note pellets outside the hair curls, and smaller pellets on neck.


Rev: GIL/BER/TON/CAN - ON & AN ligated.

RIC: 9


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.......773

Number of different C&T types in BH......19

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..C.604

Number of coins of this type in BH..........42


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 87]

Class 5g

"Wilter", Canterbury


Obv: hENRICUS REX III    Central fleur still discernible so not 5h.


Rev: WIL/TER/ONC/ANT. - A mis-spelling of Walter. RIC: 9-10


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........538 

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 21

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... N/A

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


Notes: Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot 226

Provenance: Jim Sazama collection.

As the Brussels Hoard was sealed sometime during the period of 5g minting, the coins of Alein and Ambroci might not be as relatively scarce as indicated by the numbers in the Brussels Hoard.

Coin Ref CNRT5526

CNXX5501

CNAM5501

Page updated: July 18th 2016

Coin Ref # CNGB5521

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

Coin ref # CNAL5501

Class 5g

Ambroci


Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Thick crown band. Note the pronounced inward slant on the busts' right-hand neckline.


Rev: AMB/ROC/I:ON/CAN - AM, ON & AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  51

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.588

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 25


Notes:  Image courtesy of Mark Wineger; a coin in his collection, ref # MW-2286

Canterbury

Class 5g



Class 5g

Willem


Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Thick crown band, either no central fleur or offset vestigial fleur.


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - EM, ON & AN ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 1020

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.684

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 290


Notes: A fairly common coin.   Good VF. Image courtesy of CNG. Auction # 308, lot # 494.

Class 5g

Alein


Obv: hENRICVS REX III'     Central fleur sits directly on crown-band.


Rev: ALE/INO/NCA/(NNTE?) - 3q A is ligated to cross. 4q text a little unclear.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  90

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.585

Number of coins of this type in BH............ 6


Notes:  Image courtesy of Alastair Wardle; a coin in his collection.