​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Class 5c2

Robert


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.  X type 4. R type 1 - the second one with a long tail.


Rev: ROB/ERT/ON/CAN - with ER & AN ligated. Pellets on 3q and possibly 4q "N"s.   RIC: 7-8


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........383   
Number of different C&T types in BH.......15
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....C.459 
Number of coins of this type in BH..........11
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Notes: Most of the 5c2 Robert coins in the BH have the legend ... ONC/ANT, but just two types have this legend ending in "CAN".  Sold on Ebay, May 2015.




CNWL5001

Class 5c1

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III   - with NR ligated.  R2/X4, oval eyes. Well-formed central fleur.


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT - with EM, ON & AN ligated. Possible pellet on 4q N.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 58  

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 8   

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.390 sim 

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


Notes:  Poor reverse strike.   Images courtesy of DNW, coin auction March 18th 2015, part of lot # 526 (coin #6)

Coin Ref # CNRT5001

Coin Ref # CNRT5021

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

Class 5c3

Walter


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.,  oval eyes, hence class 5c.  


Rev: WAL/TER/ONC/ANT - with AL and ER ligated, and pellet on the N in 4q. 


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  69

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.501

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  16


Notes:  5c Walter of Canterbury coins are interesting in that they commenced from class 5c3, and hence their central fleur details help characterise this sub-class.This particular specimen is a metal-detecting find from Essex.

Class 5c2

Robert


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   - NR ligated


Rev: ROB/ERT/ONC/ANT - ER, ON & AN ligated. Pellet on 3q N.  RIC: 7-8


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.......383 

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin...C.464 

Number of coins of this type in BH..........50  


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 5]

Coin Ref # CNGB5021

Coin Ref Number: CNWM5015

Canterbury,  Class 5c


Page updated: Jan 6th 2016

Class 5c3

Gilbert

(Gilbert of Bonnington -Archbishops moneyer)


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.  

 NR ligated, disjointed central fleur.


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

RIC: 7


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.......294

Number of different C&T types in BH.......10 

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..C.480g. 

Number of coins of this type in BH..........84  


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 63]

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