Obv: Bust similar to class 3c type, but with IM3 not IM4. Pellets outside the hair curls. Round eyes. Obverse looks a fairly convincing imitation and it is the reverse that gives it away.
Rev: NIC/OLE/ONC/ONC - the two "ON"s ligated. RIC: 8-9
CT Type ........................... Not listed
Provenance: DNW auction 11th June 2014, part of lot # 295, ex Jim Sazama.
Page updated: March 15th 2017
Coin reference: CIF3022
Obv: Note the shield above the central fleur. These shield initial marks are also seen on imitations of the Hereford mint, and are a sure sign of a continental imitation.
Rev: GIL/BER/TOH/CAN, Note that there is only a single pellet in each of the four quadrants, rather than the usual 3. RIC : 8
Notes: Very rare, images of a coin from the British Museum, # 1914,0710-278
Obv: HRENRICVS REX: - the E is reversed, NR ligated. No initial mark. Pelleted central fleur raised above the inner circle. Colon after REX.
Rev: HIC/OLE/OHC/ANT - with OH and AN ligated. RIC 8-10.
Notes: Images courtesy of DNW - coin auctioned 11th Feb. 2014, part lot 230 (Coin #1).
Coin Ref # CIF3040
Obv: hEN[RICV]S REX II, with initial mark 2.
No colon after REX. Oval eyes, necklines present.
Rev: IOH/OH/CAII/TCR RIC~7
Weight ...................................... 1.33 gm
Notes: Bust and text are crude, regnal number incorrect (II not III), and initial mark is the wrong type for a class 3 coin.
(North, BNJ 1995, 12, this coin; cf. N. 991ff; cf. S 1367ff).
Provenance: DNW auction 4th December 2013, part of lot 2323, ex Jim Sazama collection.
Coin reference: CIF3003
Obv: No sceptre, class 3 imitation, no colon, but a pellet after the X. III appears instead as IH. Round eyes. Mintmark irregular, six points.. No necklines. Prominent central fleur.
Notes: North BNJ 1995 # 16.
Image courtesy of DNW, coin auctioned June 11th 2014, part of lot 294.