Coin Ref # CNWM5004

Class 5d3/5e

Jon

Obv: hENRICVS REX III     N is reversed. 

Letter types: X5/R3

Rev: ION/ON/CHN/TER - with pellets on Ns in 2q and 3q, HN & ER ligated.   RIC: 9 pellets/quad.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  34

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.536

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  34


Notes:  Image courtesy of DNW, auction April 2nd 2014, Lot # 270.

Coin Ref # CNGB5012

CNWM5006

CNNC5006

CNWM5017

Class 5d3/5e

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   - with N reversed, no ligations. Characteristic crown type. Pellets between hair curls, necklines. Oval eyes. 


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

RIC: 9 


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........40   
Number of different C&T types in BH.......2
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....C.535
Number of coins of this type in BH..........22
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Notes: Coin offered at fixed price of £320 on Ebay, April 2015.  

CNRT5002

Class 5d1/5d2 mule

Ion


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   EN ligated, N is reversed. Crude irregular pellet beard.  Very similar to the 5d1 of William (CNWM5004) shown on this page. 


Rev: IOh/ON/k(lis)/AN - this reverse spelling is recorded for some class 5d2 coins in the Brussels Hoard.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........0    
Churchill & Thomas Type .................. n/a
 

Notes: Images courtesy of DNW, coin auctioned 17th Sept., 2014. Lot # 2310. Ex Jim Sazama collection. One of the most expensive Canterbury 5d coins sold to date.

Coin Ref # CNJN5011

Class 5c3/5d1

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III' 


Rev: WIL/LEM/EON/kAN, 4q N reversed.  Crude lettering.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........37 

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.....C.513  

Number of coins of this type in BH..........29

Weight ..................................................1.47 gm 


Notes: Images courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb, coin auctioned Feb 11th 2015, part of lot # 64

Provenance: Jim Sazama collection.

Class 5d3/5e

Willem

Obv: hENRICVS REX III'     N is reversed. 

          Letter types: X5/R3

Rev: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT- with AN ligated, pellet      on last N.   RIC: 9 pellets/quad.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  18

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.540

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


Notes:  Image courtesy of DNW.   Auction 6th February, 2013, Lot #84, ex Baldwin auction 38, 4th Oct 2004, lot # 182.

Class 5d2

Nicole


Rev: NIC/hOL/EON/kAN - with first N reversed. 

        RIC: ~ 10 pellets/quad.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  20

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin...  C.524

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


Notes: Both sides struck off-centre.  Images courtesy of DNW, Auction held 11th June 2014, Lot #  291.

Class 5d1

Nicole

Obv: hENRICVS REX III     Note XIII to left of sceptre, not the usual III only.  Coarse bust. Round eyes,  Letter types: X5/R3

Rev: NIC/hOL/EON/kAN - with both Ns reversed. Unusual reverse spelling.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  11

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.516

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  11


Notes:  Weak strike, small bend to edge of flan from strike, very fine and scarce, one of only four in the Brussels Hoard.  Image courtesy of A.H. Baldwin & Sons, London.  Coin ex Brussels Hoard and was auctioned 27th Sept., 2012, Lot # 2440

Class 5c3/5d1

Roberd


Rev: ROB/ERD/ON/kAN, B retrograde.


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

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.511

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  13


Notes:  An important mule - providing evidence for linking class 5d with 5c coins. Image courtesy of DNW, auction 18th Sept., 2012, Lot # 2314.   

Canterbury

Classes 5d & 5e


The enigmatic class 5d and 5e coins found in the Brussels Hoard are mainly from Canterbury (504 coins) and then London (168 coins). There were only 9 from Bury.  Issued around 1256-58, the reason for their unusual appearance is not yet understood.


Class 5d3

Willem

Obv: hENRICVS REX III     N is reversed. 

Letter types: X5/R3

Rev: WIL/LEM/O[Nk/AN]   RIC: 9-10 pellets/quad.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 32 

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.533 

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 32


Notes:  Image courtesy of CNG. Auction # 308, lot # 493.

Class 5d2

Willem


Obv: Unusual bust and single crown band.  Obverse die O.9 in the Vosper scheme.


Rev: WIL/LEM/ONK/AN   Note unusual Cant spelling, also note reverse-barred Ns.  Rev die R.11


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........  95

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  C.529

Number of coins of this type in BH..........  44


Notes:  Ex Mike Vosper Coll'n. Image courtesy of Mike Vosper.   [RP-1612]


​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Coin Ref # CNJN5006

Class 5d3/5e Mule

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   
Rev: GIL/BER/TON/C.AN

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH....... 40  
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.534
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 18


Notes: Coin offered on Ebay at £320 in July 2015, though I don't know whether it was sold.

5d2

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III:  - with NR ligated. Possible trace of another letter between the "C" & the "V".  

Rev: WIL/LEM/ONk/AN - with "Nk" ligated, and 3q/4q "N"s reversed.  The "A" has a single bar though some coins of this type have multiple bars.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 95  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  3  
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.529
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 44


Notes: Images courtesy of Mike Vosper; his coin #29 (Obv. die O.14, reverse die R.15) - see his website article.

CNJN5005

CNNC5005

Coin Ref Number: CNGB5008

Class 5d2

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   

Rev: WIL/LEM/EON/KAN - AN ligated, both "n"s reversed.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........95  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......3    
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin...C.528
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 22 


Notes: Images courtesy of Mike Vosper (Coin #21) Obv die O.8, reverse die R.10.

Coin Ref # CNGB5011

CNWM5007

Coin Ref # CNWM5022

Coin Ref # CNWM5012

Page updated: 6th January 2016

Class 5d2

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'.   - NR ligated. Crown style indicative of class 5d2, though design is fairly crude, with beard a mixture of fine strokes and pellets.


Rev: WIL/[LEM]/ONk/AN - Nk ligated, both "N"s reversed. RIC: ~ 11


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........95 

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin...C.529 

Number of coins of this type in BH..........44  


Notes:  Images courtesy of the finder of the 2015 Bridgnorth Area Hoard.  [Finder's ref # 59]

Class 5d1

Willem


Obv: hENRICUS REX III' - EN ligated, with the N reversed, triple pellets in the legend before REX. "Fuzzy" beard of two rows of differently sized pellets.

Rev: WIL/LEN/EON/kAN - EN in 2q ligated, with N reversed (it should be an "M"), 2N" in 3q reversed and followed by a pellet, AN in 4q ligated, with the N reversed.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 4  
Number of different C&T types in BH.......  4  
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... C.520
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 3


Notes: Images courtesy of Mike Vosper (his coin #15, obv. die O.5, reverse die R.4).  For further details see his websitearticle.

Coin Ref # CNWM5011

CNWM5005

Class 5d3/5e

Ion


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'   N is reversed, pellet before III. Distinctive crown with split crown-band.   


Rev: ION/ON/CAN/[TER] - AN is ligated. pellets on "N"s in 2q/3q.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 34  
Number of different C&T types in BH......... 1   
Churchill & Thomas Type ...................... C.536
Number of coins of this type in BH..........  34

Notes: Images courtesy of Mike Vosper - coin #35 - with obverse die O.15, reverse die R.21 in his scheme.

Class 5d3/5e Mule

Gilbert


Obv: hENRICUS REX III'      

   

Rev: GIL/BE[R]/[TON]/C.AN

RIC: 10-12


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH.........40   
Number of different C&T types in BH....... 2   
Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin..... C.534
Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 18 

Notes: Coin cracked (~1pm on obverse). There were 95 5d3/5e coins in the Brussels Hoard, from five moneyers - coins of Gilbert are the commonest, followed by Ion and Willem.  Those of Robert and Walter are rare. Images courtesy of DNW, coin auctioned 16th Sept. 2014, lot 2311.