​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Coin Ref # IR045

Class Id

Ricard


Obv: Double crownband diagnotic of class Id.  Note the eyes sharpening to points left and right. Double row of pellets for beard. Pierced sexfoil.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE -   AR & ND ligated.  RIC: ~9.5


​Notes: Images courtesy of PAS. A find from the Isle of Wight, PAS unique reference IOW-5031-D5.  

Class Ic sim.

Ricard


Obv: Another example of a class 1c coin : characterised by sexfoil rather than cinqfoil. Also note the star by the sceptre head. Again, a distinct triangle on the crownband beneath the central fleur.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVC - last letter appears as a "C" not an "E".  AR & ND ligated.  RIC: ~8.


​Notes: Images courtesy of an anonymous collector.

Coin Ref # IR036

Class Id

Ricard


Obv: Another example of the double crownband diagnotic of class Id. Note the eyes sharpening to points left and right. Double row of pellets for beard.  


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE -   AR & ND ligated.  RIC: 10-11 pellets/qtr.


​Notes:  Coin from Baldwin's Summer List, 2016. Mis-strike affects both sides of coin.  Appears to be same dies as for IR045.

Coin Ref # IR043

Eyes...

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Coin Ref # IR044

Ireland - Class I (Cont.)



Coin Ref # IR035

Class Id

Ricard


Obv: Double crownband diagnotic of class Id.  Note the eyes sharpening to points left and right. Double row of pellets for beard. 


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE -   AR & ND ligated.  RIC: 9-10


​Notes: Images courtesy of PAS. A 2015 find from Somerset, PAS unique reference SOM-ED32E5. Coin was found in conjunction with 11 English Henry III pennies.    

Coin Ref # IR075

Class Id

Ricard


Obv: A very nice example of the double crownband which is diagnotic of class Id. Note the eyes sharpening to points left and right. Double row of pellets for beard. 


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVE -   AR & ND ligated.  RIC: ~ 9.5 pellets/qtr.

​Notes:   Image credits: with acknowledgments to www.irishcoinage.com​

Class Ic sim.

Ricard



Obv: The unusual feature here is the sexfoil rather than cinqfoil. Also note a possible star by the sceptre head, but difficult to tell. Fishtail style "S". Distinct triangle on the crownband beneath the central fleur.


Rev: RIC/ARD/OND/IVC - last letter appears as a "C" not an "E".  AR & ND ligated.  RIC: ~8.


Weight: .Only 1.15 gm 


​Notes: Images courtesy of York Coins. This specimen showing a fair amount of wear, but worth including here as it is relatively scarce.