​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Page updated: Nov 4th 2016

Coin Ref # CRWM3003

Coin Ref # CRRT3003

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Coin Ref # CRJN3006

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Coin Ref # CRAD3004

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Coin Ref # CRRT3004

Class 3b

Robert

 

Obv: hEHRICVS REX•III’,
Rev:  ROB/ERT/ONC/ARL - OB, ER, ON and AR ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........... 9

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.20 Number of coins of this type in BH............ 9

Weight................................................ 1.52 gm

Condition.................................About very fine


Notes:   Image courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb; coin auctioned Sept 2014, lot # 2271.

​Provenance: DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 115

Class 3b

Jon

 

Obv: hEHRICVS REX•III’,

Rev:  ION/OHC/ARL/LEL, with OH & AR ligated. 


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH...........47

Number of different C&T types in BH.......... 5 Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.17 Number of coins of this type in BH............ 3

Weight................................................ 1.43 gm


Notes:  Flat in parts, otherwise very fine, lightly toned.  Image courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb; coin auctioned 16th September 2014, lot # 2270.  

Provenance: P. Finn FPL 11, November 1997 (113)

Class 3b

Jon

 

Obv: hEHRICVS REX•III’,

Rev:  ION/ON/CAR/LEL, with AR ligated. Pellet on 2q N.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH...........47

Number of different C&T types in BH.......... 5 Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.16 Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 18

Weight................................................ 1.43 gm

Condition.......................................    Nearly VF


Notes:   Image courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb; coin auctioned 16th September 2014, lot # 2269.  

3ab1 and 3b coins are the commonest types from Carlisle and can appear quite similar. The differenc between the two being in the width of the bust, with the 3ab1 bust being between 3a1 and 3b.   For details of the Carlisle 3ab1 coins clickhere.

Class 3b

Jon

 

Obv: hENRICVS REX•III’,

Rev:  IOH/ON/CAR/LEL, with AR ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH...........47

Number of different C&T types in BH.......... 5 Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.15 Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 11

Weight................................................1.48 gm

Condition.....................   Fine, nearly very fine. 


Notes:   Image courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb; coin auctioned 16th September 2014, lot # 2268.  Provenance: P. Finn FPL 16, May 1999 (120)

Class 3b

Adam


Obv: hENRICVS REX•III’


Rev:  ADA/MO/NC/ARL


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 10

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.13

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

Weight...................................................1.25 gm

Coin is ex the William Conte collection, ex North; ex Spink 7.12.1993.    Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1400-2001

Carlisle - Classes 3b, 3bc, 3c

Note: The abbreviation "RIC" refers to reverse inner circle, and gives a count of the pellets per quadrant. This parameter can be helpful in sub-class identification and die comparison.


Class 3b

Jon

 

Obv: hE(NRI)CVS REX•III’,  with pellet after X.
Rev:  ION/ON/CAR/LEL.  AR ligated.  RIC: 7-8.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 47

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.19

Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 10

 

Notes:   Corroded.

Class 3bc 

Robert

 

Obv: hEhRICVS REX•III’, HR ligated, IM3? - the initial mark has  a mix of sharp rays and finger-like rays - could perhaps be IM4.  Necklines 

Rev:  ROB/ERT/ONC/ARL  RIC: 6-7


C/T sub-type: Class 3c not reported by C&T in the Brussels Hoard. 


Notes:  Flan a little wavy, dark glossy tone, very fine.    Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold as class 3bc at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2466

Class 3b

William

 

Obv: hENRICVS REX•III’,  
Rev:  WIL/LEM/OHC/ARL,

C/T sub-type: Car 21 


Notes:  A little weakness, reverse off-centre. 

Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2468

Class 3b

Adam

 

Obv: hENRICVS REX•III’,
Rev:  ADA/MO/(NC/ARL), last part illegible.

Coins of this class & moneyer in BH........ 10

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

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin.... Car.13 Number of coins of this type in BH.......... 6


Notes:    Irregular flan from strike, reverse a little off-centre, otherwise very fine​.  Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2462

Class 3b

Jon

 

Obv: hENRICVS REX•III’,
Rev:  ION/ON/CAR/LEL, pellet on 2q N.

C/T sub-type: Car 16 


Notes:   A trifle off-centre, otherwise very fine​

Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #2464